Any individual who intends to apply for a Taxi Driver's Licence must first sit and pass the Council's Topographical Test of Knowledge.
The test aims to ensure that all Taxi Drivers have a knowledge of the City including the layout of its roads and the location of landmarks.
Read our Guidance on Applying [179kb] for information on the application process including details of:
If you plan to submit your application at our Service Desk, you must make an appointment using our online booking system.
Appointments are available Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays. Read more about Licensing Appointments.
Please refer to our 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.
The Council does not run training courses. Glasgow Taxis Ltd run the Taxi Training School which may be able to offer assistance.
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