A hackney carriage (taxi) or private hire vehicle can only be driven by someone holding a current hackney carriage/private hire driver's licence.

You must have held a full driving licence for 12 months before applying.

Conditions for new drivers

Dual driver renewals - instructions to print your DVLA driving licence

All drivers must comply with the Rules and Regulations for Hackney Carriage/Private Hire. The rule book covers everything from byelaws to mechanical testing. Conditions of licence tells new taxi drivers what is expected of them.

How to apply

In order to make an appointment to obtain an application pack please call 01423 500600 and ask for taxi licensing.

The pack contains:

Page last updated 14/01/2019