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Bracknell Forest taxi and private hire licences

Bracknell Forest Borough Council is responsible for the licensing and regulation of hackney carriages (taxis) and private hire vehicles within the Council's district.

Bracknell Forest Borough Council dual and private hire driver' licence - apply here. 

Please use the following information to complete our online DBS application:


Select Standard / Enhanced DBS Application

Organisation Reference: BFCLICENSING

Organisation Code: DBS2017

Once you have completed the online application form, we will need to verify your ID against your DBS application.  We will require 3 forms of identity, 1 must be photo ID.  If you don’t have this combination the following link will detail what documents we can accept:


The 3 forms of identity must be originals and must be presented in person to this Office.

Please email Licence.All@Bracknell-Forest@gov.uk to arrange a mutually convenient appointment for you to bring in your 3 original identity documents. The DBS will only be processed when we have verified your identity documentation and received payment.

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Bracknell Forest
West Berkshire