Safeguarding and Disability Awareness Training for Hackney/Private Hire drivers and Operators.

Please see documents for more information

Safeguarding and disability awareness training
Letter for existing drivers

How to apply

You can find all the information needed to apply for a licence in our guide to becoming a Hackney Carriage or Private Hire driver.

Please ensure you read the guide before completing and returning the application form.

You will find all other relevant documents in the downloads section.

How much does it cost?

All fees and charges are detailed in the guide.

If you require any further information please contact us.

Online forms for taxi drivers

These online forms are for private hire and hackney carriage licence holders only!

Change of address notification

Declaration of conviction, formal action, intelligence or 'non conviction'

Compliment, complain or comment on a private hire driver

If you wish to compliment, complain or comment on a private hire driver please complete our online form

Licensing enquiry form

Data protection and privacy information

Bolton Council will collect and use the information you supply in this form for the purposes of a private hire driver licence. We will not share this information with anyone else unless the law allows. Further information is available on our Privacy Notices page.

Under the council’s Statement of Fitness and Suitability policy your information may be shared with other organisations. For further information see the council's Statement of Fitness and Suitability (.pdf).

Please note if your application is refused or revoked this will be included on the National Register of Taxi Licence Revocations and Refusals.