Medicals

A group 2 medical will be required for all new applications. The medical examination report (see Documents section below) will need to be completed by your own GP practice.

The Council applies the DVLA group 2 medical guidelines for the purposes of hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

A group 2 medical will be valid up to the applicant's 45th birthday. Thereafter, a further group 2 medical will be required every 5 years until the age of 65. The medical will then be required every year thereafter.

The exception will be if your doctor recommends a further medical within this period.

We reserve the right to request that you have a further medical examination should there be reason to believe that a new medical condition has emerged.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the medical done at the right time and produce it to the licensing service.