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.
- Covering letter to private hire vehicle driver applicants (DOC/83.5KB/5 pages)
- Guidance on the relevance of previous convictions or police cautions for private hire vehicle drivers' (PDF/14.7KB/1 page)
- Terms and conditions attached to private hire drivers' licence (PDF/287KB/2 pages)
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application forms cannot be downloaded from this website. You can get them from the licensing group.