Licensing - Taxi - Hackney carriage/private hire driver licence

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We must be satisfied that all applicants are "fit and proper persons". This is achieved through an application process, which includes a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. To apply for a licence we need the following:

  • The application completed in full*
  • Group 2 Medical form completed by a doctor with access to your patient records*
  • Payment for the application*
  • All original supporting documents (including 2 passport photographs)*
  • A completed Disclosure Barring Service application*
  • Council approved safeguarding training has to be been undertaken*
  • A Council approved Spoken English qualification
  • A Council approved driving qualification
  • A Topographical Knowledge Test has been passed

* Also need to be carried out on renewal.

New Grant - £290.00 for 3 Year Licence English Test (booked though us) - £40.00 Renewal - £200.00 DBS - £50.00 Safeguarding - to be confirmed
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