To work as a Private Hire Car Driver in Falkirk, either employed or self-employed, you need a licence from Falkirk Council.

A Private Hire Car Driver licence allows you to drive a Private Hire Car.

Your licence will be granted for a period of 1 year. You can then choose to renew your licence for either a 1 year or 3 year period.

If you wish to operate a vehicle as a Private Hire Car a separate licence known as a Private Hire Car Operator Licence will be required in addition to the drivers licence.


How to apply

The following Private Hire Car Driver Licence application forms are available for download:

New Private Hire Car Driver - application form
Renewal of Private Hire Card Driver Licence - application form

You can also get application form by contacting us directly:

Licensing Section
District Court Offices, Municipal Buildings
West Bridge Street
Falkirk
FK1 5RS
01324 501575