Apply to also hold a private hire driver's licence

Find out how to apply for a private hire licence in addition to your hackney licence.

If you are a hackney driver and also want to hold a private hire licence, please complete the request for an additional licence below.

About your application

When completing the form, you must upload a colour image of the front of your DVLA photocard.

The fee is a monthly pro-rata for the length of the new private hire licence. 

Once your application is checked, a payment link will be sent to you by email requesting the fee.

By applying for a driver's licence, you are providing consent for the Council to undertake an online DVLA record check.

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Receiving your new licence and badges

Once the application, including all required documents, is processed and payment received, a new licence document will be issued as a PDF via email. 

Your declared private hire operator, if they accept via email, will also receive a copy of the licence. 

The email will contain instructions for collecting your badges.

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