Driving licence changes

From 8 June 2015, the paper counterpart of the photocard driving licence will not be valid and will no longer be issued by the DVLA. Find out more about the changes on GOV.UK.

Apply to be a private hire or taxi driver

How to apply or renew your private hire or taxi driver licence.

Apply to license a private hire or taxi vehicle

How to apply or renew a private hire or Hackney vehicle licence.

Apply for a private hire operator licence

What you need to set up as a private hire operator and how to apply.

Information for taxi passengers

How to check for a licensed taxi, report a taxi driver's behaviour or tell us if you think a taxi is unlicensed.

Taxi ranks

Find taxi ranks (Hackney carriage stands) across the district.

Horse drawn Hackney carriage licences

Information on how to apply for a non-motorised Hackney carriage licence.