Before you can apply for a new taxi licence there are a number of steps you must follow.
If you have lived outside of the UK for three months or more since the age of 18, you need a Certificate of Good Conduct.
Apply for your Certificate of Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and a DVLA Mandate.
This is a Vocational Related Qualification which you must pass before you can apply for a new licence.
This test has been introduced to make sure all drivers licensed by us offer the best possible service.
All drivers must provide a medical certificate when they are applying for a new licence.