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Private hire drivers' licence

How to apply

If you would like to apply for a private hire drivers' licence you should fill in the private hire driver application form (PDF/4MB/20 pages). 

You should also fill in the DVLA driving entitlement consent form (PDF/94KB/1 page).

You can also view the private hire driver licence fees (DOC/23KB/3 pages)

Return the forms, any other relevant documentation and the licencing fee to the licensing group.

Existing holders of a drivers' licence will be forwarded the relevant application forms approximately three months prior to the renewal date.

Guidance notes

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application forms cannot be downloaded from this website. You can get them from the licensing group.