You can apply for two types of licence, either a: 

  • Private Hire Drivers licence which must be attached to a Private Hire Operator
  • or a Dual (Private Hire Driver and Hackney Carriage Driver) licence.


All applications for the grant (new) and renewal of a driver's licence should be made online here.

To do so, you must register for an online account. This will enable you to complete the forms quickly and at a time that suits you. Registering is easy at

Once registered, the online form will take you through each step required and guide you through your application. 

If you have any difficulties with the form, you can email the licensing team at  

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Last updated: Tue 25 January, 2022 @ 10:17