Dual Driver Licences

If you intend to drive either a Hackney Carriage or a Private Hire Vehicle in the Wealden area, you will need to apply to us for a Dual Driver licence.

Wealden Dual Driver licences permit you to drive Hackney Carriage or Private Hire Vehicle licensed by Wealden District Council. If you intend to drive vehicles licensed by another authority then you must apply for the relevant licences required by that authority.

Dual Driver Eligibility Criteria

If you are interested in becoming a Dual Driver in Wealden then you should read our eligibility criteria to see if you are likely to meet our standards.

Apply for a Dual Driver Licence

If you are confident you meet our eligibility criteria please visit our application page for all the information you need to get started.

Renew a Dual Driver Licence

You must make sure you renew your Dual Driver licence before your current licence expires. Our page explains the process.

Penalty Points Scheme

We issue penalty points to drivers who fail to meet our standards.

Dual Drivers and Guide Dogs

Information on the requirements of drivers to carry guide dogs.

NR3 National Register of Refusals and Revocations

The Local Government Association (LGA) has launched a national register of Hackney Carriage and Private Hire licence refusals and revocations.

Make a Dual Driver Payment

You can make all your Dual Driver payments online. If you want to check the fees before making payment then please visit our Taxi Licensing Fees page. Refunds for the ‘unused’ years of a surrendered Dual Driver’s Licence will not be issued.