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Guidance for new Taxi and Private Hire Drivers


To work as a taxi or private hire driver in Swale, you’ll need to:

  • be 21 or older
  • have a valid UK drivers licence

You’ll also need a licence for yourself and a separate licence for each vehicle you’re going to use.