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If you follow this simple procedure you can expect to become a licensed driver in St Helens in approximately four weeks.
Proof of identity/address (no more than three months old).
A completed driver application form.
Passport (if you don't have a passport, a Birth Certificate is required; if your passport was issued outside of the EU, a Certificate of Good Character from your embassy will be required).
A DVLA mandate check code (this can be generated by visiting the DVLA website and inputting the following information: your DVLA driver's licence number, your National Insurance number and the postcode displayed on your licence).
DVLA or European driver licence.
National Insurance number (card or letter).
Complete five-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 two months before your final appointment).
The applicant would have to request and state their case as to why they required a one-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 fees page.
You will receive a reminder (either by text or by post) at least three months before 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 two forms will be needed as a minimum to renew your licence:
Email us to arrange an appointment or phone 01744 676770.
These operators are currently recruiting licensed drivers in St. Helens:
If you are a licensed operator within the borough and would like us to add you to this section, please contact us.
Following approval by the Licensing and Environmental Protection Committee on Wednesday 25 May 2016, the Medical Exemption Procedure came 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