Becoming a Private Hire Driver

If you have ever considered being a taxi driver then there are a lot of things to consider. Some of the most important things to decide before you embark on a new career as a Private Hire driver is where you want to work, and what type of work you want to carry out, where to get your licence from, and who to work for. The current legislation governing Private Hire work is very muddled and can often be confusing.

To help out with this we have put together a handy little guide to help you decide.

Types of Licence

Types of Work

Who to Work For

Where to Work


Obtaining a Private Hire Licence