Steps to get a private hire licence
Step 1 - Complete Driving Test
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.
The time and costs required to obtain a licence vary by council, as shown by the estimates set out above. Please note that the estimated times listed above, whilst generally accurate in our experience, are indicative only and are subject to change depending on current levels of demand. The information provided on this web page is intended for informational purposes only and may not be applicable in your country, region, or city. It is subject to change and may be updated without notice.