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If you follow this simple procedure you can expect to become a licensed driver in St Helens in approximately 4 weeks.
Contact us via email or by calling 01744 676288 to book an initial appointment. You will need to bring with you a bank card (to pay the DBS, DVLA Mandate and Application fee – total £110). Read the Taxi Licensing Policy about what you will need to become a licensed driver whilst you are waiting for your appointment.
Proof of identity/address (no more than 3 months old)
Passport (If you don't have a passport a Birth Certificate is required. If your passport was issued outside of the EU then a Certificate of Good Character from your Embassy will be required.)
DVLA or European driver licence
National Insurance Number (card or letter)
Complete 5 year address history
You will also need to bring these documents with you to the final appointment;
Essential Skills Pass Letter
Your VRQ Pass Certificate
Your Group 2 Medical Certificate (the date this is signed should be no more than 2 months prior to your final appointment).
The applicant would have to request and state case as to why they required a 1 year Driver or Operator Licence as the Authority cannot issue them under general circumstances. This option is available to all of the trade and prices for these licences can be found on the fee's page.
You will receive a reminder (either by text or by post), at least 3 months prior to expiry. It is important that you contact us and make an appointment immediately.
Reminders are sent as a matter of courtesy and it remains your responsibility to renew in good time.
If a renewal application is not received before the expiry date, then there is no licence to renew and any subsequent request will be treated as a new application, with all the necessary checks starting again.
The following 2 forms will be needed as a minimum to renew your licence.
Contact us to arrange appointment or 01744 676770.
These Operators are currently recruiting licensed drivers in St. Helens.
A to B Delta - email: Atobdelta@talktalk.net
Britannia - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Delta - direct web application: http://www.deltataxis.net/newdrivers/index.php
Uber - direct web application: https://www.uber.com/a/join-new
LM Travel - email: email@example.com
If you are a Licensed Operator within the borough and would like us to note you in this section then please contact us.
Following approval by the Licensing and Environmental Protection Committee on Wednesday 25th May 2016 the Medical Exemption Procedure has now come into effect.
No amendments were made to the proposed procedure as per the consultation as no responses were received. If you already hold an exemption, we will be contacting you shortly to arrange a replacement certificate or advise on your future course of action.
Please find all of the supporting documents listed below.
Ormskirk House Surgery
Lowe House Medical Centre
Tel: 01744 624809
Phoenix Medical Centre
Tel: 01744 621120
Tel: 01925 227111