Glasgow City Council

How to apply for a Private Hire Car Driver's Licence

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  • Phone 0141 287 5354

A Private Hire Car Driver's Licence permits an individual to operate any Pivate Hire Car licensed by this Authority.

How do I apply?

Read our pdf icon Guidance on Applying [145kb] for information on the application process including details of:

  • How to lodge an application
  • Supporting documents required
  • How the application will be processed
  • The time it will take to get a decision
  • What to do if you are unhappy with the decision

From 1 November 2016 you will need to Book an Appointment in order to submit your application at our Service Desk.

How much will it cost?

Please refer to our pdf icon Fees and Charges [120kb] document for details of the current fees and accepted payment methods.

The application will not be accepted without the correct fee.

Can someone object to an application?

Any person can make an objection or representation against a grant or renewal application during the 28 day consultation period. 

Read our guidance on making an objection or representation for more information.

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  • Phone 0141 287 5354

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