To work as a taxi driver in the Falkirk Council area, either employed or self-employed,
you need a licence.
A taxi driver licence allows you to drive a taxi or private hire
If you wish to operate a vehicle as a taxi or private hire car, a separate licence
known as a taxi operator licence or a private hire car operator licence is required.
Before you apply for a taxi operator licence you need to have held a taxi driver
licence with Falkirk Council for 1 year.
If you are applying for a new taxi driver licence the licence will be granted for
a period of 1 year.
If you are applying to renew a taxi driver licence you have the choice of applying for a
1 or a 3 year licence.
How to Apply
The following taxi driver licence application forms are available for download:
- New Taxi Driver Licence application form
- Renewal of Taxi Driver Licence application form
You can also get an application form by contacting us directly: