Application for a new dual hackney carriage/private hire driver licence

Use this form to apply for a new dual hackney carriage/private hire driver licence under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 and the Police Town Clauses Act 1847.

This form consists of 7 pages and will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. Fields marked with a * are mandatory and require completion.

Important: Due to the personal sensitive data in this application and required declaration in relation to convictions, this application can only be made by the individual applying for the driver's licence . To complete the application on behalf of the applicant would lead to the individual completing the form committing an offence. Please contact the Taxi Hub for advice at taxi.hub@eastriding.gov.uk

 

Before you start

Please ensure you are the applicant and you have:

  • your DBS certificate number, issue date and confirmation that you have joined the DBS update service
  • the date of your medical assessment
  • your DVLA drivers licence reference for checking on the online DVLA service and DVLA access code - you must create this access code using the Gov.uk website - https://www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence
  • your National Insurance number
  • details of any convictions/cautions (including all spent convictions/cautions) or fixed penalty notices - including driving offences
  • your Driver Assessment Test certificate number (issued within the last 6 months)
  • a valid email address to receive confirmation of payment
  • your debit or credit card details.
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    Please note: You cannot apply for a new drivers licence unless you have had your DBS criminal record check returned to you and proof that you have joined the DBS update service. You must also have a medical assessment at Group 2 level which is less than 8 weeks old at point of application. If you do not have these documents please contact the licensing team before starting this form at taxi.hub@eastriding.gov.uk.

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