Taxi and private hire licences
Apply for a taxi driver badge
In order to apply for a Hackney carriage, private hire or dual driver licence, you need to:
- have held an EU or UK drivers licence for a minimum of 24 months
- have no motoring convictions
You may also need to complete a comprehension test if English isn't your first language.
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After completing your application and paying the fee you will be invited to an interview where we will check your documents and discuss your medical, the knowledge test and a Disclosure and Barring Service application (DBS).
We'll also talk through the driving assessment and safeguarding training you are required to complete.