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Applying for you taxi licence across the North West

Here is Antrec’s step by step guide on how to apply for your taxi badge and licence in Sefton, Liverpool, Knowsley, St Helens, Wirral and across the North West.

Applying for your taxi badgeOur dedicated taxi team work alongside each learner to provide support for those looking to apply for their taxi licence. Although the below steps cover the stereotypical application process each application is different. There might be further steps depending on personal circumstances or the local authority you are applying to.

We have a wealth of experience helping those applying for their taxi badge in:

St Helens
Greater Manchester

The below steps are what prospective drivers can expect:

1. Contact council – select the council which you would like to apply to for your taxi driver licence and contact them to find out about the process and make an initial appointment.
2. Complete qualification – call Antrec and book your place on training to complete the Level 2 Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver qualification
3. Attend medical – complete DVLA Group II standard medical. This can be completed by your own registered GP or a GP who has access to your medical.
4. Apply for DBS – each applicant needs an enhanced DBS in order to apply for your taxi badge.
5. Complete knowledge test – each council is different but most have a knowledge based test which applicants have to complete before they can apply to be badged.
6. Application Submission – submit your complete application to the local borough council of your choice.
7. Collect Badge – upon submission of all the relevant paperwork (DBS, Medical, Taxi VRQ certificate) you will then be able to pay for and collect your badge.

To start your journey and gain the Taxi VRQ please call us on 0333 023 7450 or complete the below enquiry form.

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