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.
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 tell new taxi drivers what is expected of them.
How to apply
Please email email@example.com to request an application form. We will send you all you require in order to become licensed
The pack contains:
- DBS consent form - allows the council to use the DBS disclosure in deciding the application
- DVLA fee paying enquiry form
- Harrogate Borough Council application form
- medical questionnaire
- conditions of a licence, to be signed by the applicant before the licence is granted