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

Applicants for a new Taxi Driver's Licence must first pass the Topographical Test.

How do I apply?

Read our pdf icon Guidance on Applying [220kb] 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

Please be aware that all applications must be submitted, in person, by the applicant at our Service Desk.  This is to enable us to carry out a right to work check under the Immigration Act 2016.

You must make an appointment to lodge the application using our online booking system.

Appointments are available Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays.  Read more about Licensing Appointments.

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.

Book an Appointment

DVLA Driver Record

Application Forms and Guidance

Privacy Statement

Contact Us

 

  • Phone 0141 287 5354
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