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Get a license in the UK

Learn how to get your private hire licence with ease through our Ignition Programme.

Uber Ignition

Listen to some of the stories from our Uber Ignition drivers. Ignition is a free information programme to help you get licensed as smoothly and as quickly as possible. Come to our office to get support by our specially trained Experts.

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Plan your visit

Prepare for your upcoming visit by checking to make sure you have the following documents.

  1. Passport
  2. UK Driving Licence
  3. National Insurance Number
  4. Proof of Address

Requirements vary by city.

Can I become an Uber partner?

How it works

Uber partners with Private Hire Licensed drivers. When you visit us for a new partner session, you will need to bring with you all up-to-date legally required documents. This includes:

Personal Documents:

  • National Insurance Number
  • UK Plastic Driving Licence (original)
  • Electronic Counterpart code (generate this at
  • Private Hire Paper Licence (original + supporting documentation where conditions apply - medical letter, visa, etc)
  • Bank Statement (for the bank account that will be used to receive payments from Uber, needs to be under your name or a business which you are an owner of)

Vehicle Documents:

  • PHV Licence
  • Logbook (or New Keepers slip)
  • MOT (issued within the last 6 months)
  • Private Hire Insurance Certificate

Visit us during office hours to get personalised information

Greater London and SouthNorth, Ireland and ScotlandMidlands and Wales

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.