• You must complete a driver renewal application and email it to Email , along with all required supporting documents.
  • You can do this up to three months prior to your renewal date to ensure your application is processed on time.
  • Kirklees Council does not issue temporary licences.
  • If your licence expires while your application is awaiting processing, you will be unable to work until your renewal has been granted.
If a DBS is required you must produce these documents
  • A valid UK passport or a valid passport and right to work in the UK
  • DVLA Driving Licence
  • Proof of address: an electricity or gas bill or a full bank statement (not a print out) issued within the last three months or a current financial year's council tax or water bill

All information supplied as proofs must be in your name with the exact same spelling and show your current address

DBS are due every 3 years, so please take note when your last one was processed as no reminder letters are now sent out. If you are unsure what documents you require please ring 01484 456868. A DBS must be obtained through Kirklees Licensing with the exception of accessing your details via the DBS update Service.

How to renew

Fill in the application form and email it and supporting documents to Licensing.

Paperclip You must email these documents to Email :

Clock Completing this form takes around 15 minutes

Download the renewal application form

After you have submitted the application form and documents

You will be contacted by telephone to make payment for your renewal application: Licence costs

Medical examination application for a Hackney Carriage/private hire drivers licence

  • Download the form and book an appointment with your doctor to have the form completed

Paperclip Drivers must renew their medical every 5 years after the age of 40

Paperclip Drivers over the age of 65 must renew their medical every year

Download form

Contact Licensing

  • Kirklees Licensing Service
  • Address Huddersfield Customer Service Centre, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2EY
  • Phone 01484 456868
  • Email