Renewing a taxi drivers licence

What is this for?

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Due to the ongoing situation regarding the coronavirus we regret to inform you that safeguarding training has been cancelled until May 2020 (although this date may be extended as the situation changes). Should the application form not let you submit due to safeguarding requirements please contact our office so alternative arrangements can be made.

To make an application to renew an existing Private Hire/Hackney Carriage drivers licence

What is it going to cost?

£112

What we need from you

Before beginning this process you MUST:

  • Have attended Doncaster Council’s Safeguarding awareness training within the past 3 years.
    IMPORTANT NOTICE - Due to the ongoing situation regarding the coronavirus we regret to inform you that safeguarding training has been cancelled until May 2020 (although this date may be extended as the situation changes). Should the application form not let you submit due to safeguarding requirements please contact our office so alternative arrangements can be made.
  • Have a valid Group 2 Standard medical certificate.
  • Have a valid Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Certificate.
  • Read and understand Doncaster Council’s Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Licensing Policy.

You will be required to upload the following documents:

  • A Group 2 Standards medical certificate (if applicable)
  • Safeguarding Awareness Training Certificate (if applicable)
  • A Passport sized photograph
  • UK Driving Licence

You may also be required to evidence your right to work in the UK.

What you should expect from us

We will carry out all the required checks to determine your application.

We will aim to notify you of the outcome of your application within 28 days of all the required checks being completed.

If your application is granted, your licence will be sent to you by post.

If we are unable to grant you a licence without further investigation, you will be invited to attend a licensing panel who will determine your application.

More information

Remember once licensed, a vehicle can only be driven by a Doncaster-licensed driver.

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Last updated: 01 April 2020 09:48:18