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Taxi licensing

The Council's Taxi Licensing Service deals with essentially 3 types of application - Drivers, Vehicles and Operators.


Both Drivers and Vehicles are split into either Private Hire or Hackney Carriage with separate rules governing each. Operators fall under Private Hire and so there is no facility for a Hackney Carriage Operator Licence.


Please see the links below for further information

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Taxi links

Book An Appointment

An appointment is required to process all new taxi licence applications and all renewal applications of existing licences. Appointments can be made online using the link below or by calling 01695 577177. 


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Last Updated: 1/29/2014

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West Lancashire Borough Council, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, West Lancashire L39 2DF
Tel: 01695 577177 | Email: customer.services@westlancs.gov.uk