• Type of badge: Private Hire and Hackney (combined badge)
• Application: You must apply online on the Leicester website. Also must complete medical, driving test, English exam and can choose 1-3 years application depending on the points on your licence. Application time can be 2-3 weeks to process.
• DBS: Complete with the temporary link that is sent to you or complete the form through the website and bring when applying.
• Medical: A Group 2 Standard must be passed from your GP.
• Driving Test: The applicant must complete a driving test from one of the three approved suppliers; Defensive driver training, IAM Road Smart and Junction 17 Defensive Driver Training.
• Additional Tests: Must pass an English speaking test via the Leicester College.
• Knowledge Test: Map based exam: A-Z chopped out street names, multiple choice A, B, C, D and True and False questions. 10 questions on terms and conditions, 40 questions on maps, shortest distances.
• Pass Rate: High