Hackney carriage, private hire driver application

Before being considered for a licence, you need to have held a full DVLA licence (or suitable equivalent) for a minimum of one year and complete the following -

  • hackney carriage or private hire driver's licence application 
  • DBS check
  • BTEC Level 2 for professional taxi and private hire drivers
  • local knowledge test
  • communication and speaking assessment
  • driving assessment
  • group 2 medical report

Access our taxi licence fees page

For an application pack please contact the licensing section via the below

Email - licensingrequests@hullcc.gov.uk

Telephone - 01482 615594

If your licence is due to expire on or before 30 June 2020 you can apply for a free four month licence in response to the current Covid-19 virus emergency.  Further information can be found here.