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Get a private hire licence

South Cambridgeshire

Please note: South Cambridgeshire is currently not processing applications.

To drive with Uber, you'll need to have a private hire licence

Steps to get a private hire licence

Step 1 - Complete Driving Assessment

To do the DSA driving test you can choose from 4 different test centres. Costs vary from £85-£99. Make sure to attend your test on the date and time booked.

Step 2 - Get Medical Check

Have a medical done by your GP or Cotswold Medical. Just remember to take along the appropriate form.

Step 3 - Complete Enhanced DBS

Book an appointment with the council by calling 0345 045 0063 to submit your application, which includes a DBS. Bring the following documents with you:

  • EU / UK Valid Passport
  • Current DVLA Driving Licence
  • National Insurance number
  • x2 proofs of Name and Address
  • Credit Card or Bank statement (no more than 3 months old)
  • Utility Bill (no mobile phone bill) (no more than 3 months old)
  • Council Tax or Mortgage statement (no more than 12 months old)
  • P60 or P45 statement (no more than 12 months old)

You can also email the council to book your DBS appointment.

Step 4 - Submit application

Make an appointment with the council to submit your application by calling 0345 045 0063.

Bring the following documents with you:

  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • National Insurance Number
  • 1 Passport photograph
  • Completed DVLA mandate form
  • Completed medical form
  • Driving test certificate
  • Completed application form (for Private Hire)