Apply to also hold a Hackney Carriage (Taxi) Driver Licence

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

Request an additional licence

When completing the form, you will need to upload a colour image of the front of your DVLA photocard.
The fee is a monthly pro rate for the length of the new hackney driver icence. Once your application is checked a payment link will be sent to you by email requesting the fee.
You will be contacted within 10 working days by email to attend a Hackney Boundaries Test.

By applying for a driver licence, you are providing consent for an online DVLA record check to be undertaken by the Council.

Providing further documents after submitting your application

If you need to provide further evidence in support of your application, please submit using the Upload Evidence Facility

Receiving your new licence and badges

Once the application including all required documents is processed and you have completed the Hackney Boundaries Test, 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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