Taxi / Private Hire Licence applications - Oldham Council
How to apply for your Enhanced DBS Check & DVLA Check
Personnel Checks have been contracted by Oldham Council to facilitate Enhanced DBS & DVLA Checks for drivers who wish to apply for a Hackney Carriage or Private Hire Licence.
You will be required to complete an online application form and have your ID documents verified. You have 2 options to choose from for the ID Verification. Please review both options below and select your preferred choice.
You will be asked to visit a Post Office and pay £12.75 to have your ID documents verified. You will then need to send Personnel Checks your verified documents.
Throughout the application process you will need to have 3 ID documents verified. Please confirm that you have the following documents to use:
- Driving Licence
- Bank Statement or Utility Bill
You will be asked to visit the Council’s offices to present 3 ID documents. The Council will then confirm to Personnel Checks that this has been done and your application will be processed. There is no charge for this service.