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Get a private hire licence

Learn how to get your private hire licence with ease through our free Ignition Programme.
To drive with Uber, you'll need to have a private hire licence

Steps to get a private hire licence

Step 1 - Complete Driving Test

You can book your slot online at (approved by Bradford Council).

Step 2 - Get Solicitor’s Signature

Visit a solicitor or justice of peace to complete the form below. Take along your driver licence, passport, a proof of address and passport sized photo.

Step 3 - Get Medical Check

This can be done by your own GP. Just remember to take along the appropriate form.

Step 4- Complete DBS

When you submit your application form, you can also start your Enhanced DBS check with the form below.

Step 5 - Submit Private Hire Application

You can call the council on 01274 434316 to book an appointment to submit your application. During your appointment, the Council will schedule both your training for and date of your Knowledge Test.

Council address: Shearbridge Depot, Shearbridge Road, Bradford, BD7 1PU

Step 6 - Complete Knowledge Test

The council will provide more guidance on the Knowledge Test.

Step 7 - Receive badge

Book an appointment with the council to receive your badge.

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