City Wide Taxis - Private Hire in Portsmouth
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Call City Wide on 023 9283 3333

Recruitment

On this page you will find our current vacancies - please contact us if you're interested.


Owner Drivers Required

PUT YOUR OWN CAR ON OUR FIRM AND CHOOSE YOUR SHIFT. VERY GOOD RATES.

Badge holders only.


Private Hire Drivers Required

DAY AND NIGHT SHIFTS AVAILABLE, CHEAPER RATES WHEN SHARING A CAR.

Badge holders only.


Private Hire Drivers Required

HIRE A CAR 24/7 WORK DAYS OR NIGHTS, EXTRA AT WEEKENDS, USE OF CAR WHEN NOT WORKING.

Badge holders only.


How Do I Get a Badge?

If you want to drive a licensed Private Hire Vehicle in Portsmouth then you must hold a Private Hire Driver's Licence issued to you by the Portsmouth City Council. It is an offence to drive a licensed vehicle without this licence.

To obtain this license/badge you will need to contact Portsmouth City Council licensing and ask for the appropriate application forms or download them from their web site www.portsmouthcc.gov.uk

You will be required to complete & submit the following information:

  1. That you have completed a Criminal Record Bureau (CRB) check.
  2. That you hold a current driving licence issued by DVLA.
  3. That you have a reasonable knowledge of Portsmouth by sitting and passing a geography test.
  4. That two persons will support your application by providing written references.
  5. That you are medically fit to drive by producing a certificate completed and signed by your own GP or one having immediate access to your medical records and history. This will include a mandatory drug test that will be required in support of your medical fitness to drive.
  6. A signature from an operator (City Wide) supporting your application.

For further information contact:

Licensing Section
Corporate Services
Civic Offices
Guildhall Square
Portsmouth
PO1 2AL

Tel: 023 9282 2251
Email: licensing@portsmouthcc.gov.uk