It is now a requirement that all new applicants for a Private Hire Car Driver Licence must sit and pass a knowledge test. Details on the knowledge test can be downloaded.

Immigration Act 2016

From 1 December 2016 anyone who applies for a new private hire car driver licence will require to submit the application in person to the licensing office along with original documentation to show that they have the right to work in the UK. All existing licence holders will also be required to do the same at time of renewal.

The acceptable documents are listed in Documents for the Right to Work in the UK

Documents for the Right to Work in the UK

It is now a requirement that all new applicants for a Private Hire Car Driver Licence must sit and pass a knowledge test. Details on the knowledge test can be downloaded.

Immigration Act 2016

From 1 December 2016 anyone who applies for a new private hire car driver licence will require to submit the application in person to the licensing office along with original documentation to show that they have the right to work in the UK. All existing licence holders will also be required to do the same at time of renewal.

The acceptable documents are listed in Documents for the Right to Work in the UK


How to apply

The following Private Hire Car Driver Licence application forms are available for download (and you can also get an application form by contacting us):

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

Your completed application form, supporting documentation and fee should be sent to:

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