Telford & Wrekin New Driver Application

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Please see the below information which confirms the documents you will require once you have completed your DBS Checks in order to apply for your licence. You will be sent further information in regards to the requirements once your DBS Check has been completed.

Please note: By purchasing your DBS Check with us, you agree to TaxiPlus sharing any information regarding your application with Telford & Wrekin Council to support your Taxi/Private Hire Licence application. Please click here to view TaxiPlus' Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about how your data will be used please contact us via email [email protected]


New applicant requirements:

Submit a completed application form - Please note you will be asked to attach the following with your application form:

  • - A passport style photograph
  • - Qualification in Transporting Passengers (if already undertaken)
  • - If you have not been a resident of the UK for five years, in addition to completing a Disclosure & Barring Service Check with TaxiPlus, you will be required to attach a Certificate of Good Conduct. The certificate should be authenticated, translated and sealed by the embassy or consulate. Find contact details for embassies and High Commissions in the UK on the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) website. You can also contact the FCO Response Centre Helpline on Tel 020 7008 1500

Attend the Council's driver awareness training including disability awareness training (responsibilities under the provisions of the Equality Act 2010.) and Child Sexual Exploitation awareness training

Pass the Council's knowledge test

Pass the Road Safety Driver Assessment for Dual Drivers

Pass a Group 2 medical examination with a doctor who has sight of your medical records

Hold a DVLA/EC/EEA full category B driving licence and must have held such a licence for not less than three years prior to applying for the licence.