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Hackney carriage and private hire licensing policy

Download the hackney carriage and private hire licensing policy (PDF 510.8KB)

The policy includes:

  • an introduction
  • combined hackney carriage and private hire driver licences
  • guidelines for combined hackney carriage and private hire drivers
  • legislation compliance information
  • refusal to issue, to renew, suspend or revoke a driver's licence
  • general requirements for all vehicles
  • suspension of vehicle (Section 60) notices

For questions, or for more information about the policy, please contact:

Telephone: 0300 300 8647

Download the code of conduct (PDF 5.7KB)

You can download the Best practice guide for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles Inspection Standards from the Freight Transport Association's (FTA) website (link opens in new window).