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Licence - hackney carriage driver's licences: Outline

A licence is required before any person can drive a hackney carriage (taxi). Licenses are issued subject to proof of eligibility (age, driving licence, criminal records check, medical assessment etc.).  Further information can be obtained here.


Telephone Enquiries: Between 9am and 12 noon on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Submission of applications: Between 9am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

Contact: Licensing Unit

Telephone: 01706217777 Option 7

The Business Centre, Futures Park, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 0BB

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