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Cardiff Council

Taxi Drivers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Cardiff council is responsible for setting the conditions and issuing licences to ensure that vehicles used are safe and comfortable.

They also ensure that the drivers are medically fit, knowledgeable and free from relevant convictions.

All new drivers are required to undertake a SQA national training course "Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver".

You must pass the SQA course before you can be issued with a licence. 

How to apply

Application forms and guidelines.

Approved Taximeter testers

Information on approved Taximeter testers in Cardiff

Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges of licences and renewals.

National Register of Refusals and Revocations (NR3)

Information on the National Register of Refusals and Revocations (NR3)​.


Disclosure and Barring Service Information

Information on the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Hackney Carriage Tariff

Information on the Hackney Carriage Tariff


Equality Act 2010

Information for taxi drivers.

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