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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 - Attend a Sefton One Stop Shop session

One Stop Shop locations:

Step 2 - Vocational Qualification and Basic Skills Test

  • Achieve the Vocationally Related Qualification in Transporting Passengers by Taxi & Private Hire
  • Pass the Topographical Knowledge Test

Step 3 - Application Submission

Visit Sefton Council and submit the application with the medical form and DBS and pay the fees.

Step 4 - Collect Badge

You must collect your badge directly from Sefton Council once issued.

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