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Apply online for a DBS check (taxi and private hire drivers)


You can apply for your DBS check through our online Schools HR system.

The organisation details you will need are:

  • Reference - PHTAXIDRIVERS
  • Code - taxi2017

Begin DBS check

Once you have completed your application, you will need an appointment at Occupational Health to have your identity documents checked. Your application cannot be progressed if you do not have your identity documents checked.

Payment and booking

To book and pay for your DBS ID check, complete our online form.


If your DBS application/renewal is due at the same time as your medical, you can arrange and pay for both at the same time. Your DBS ID check can be completed on the same date/time as your medical.

Current fees

Fee type Cost
Medical £78
Wheelchair exemption £78
Dog exemption £39
DBS application £79

Any queries relating to taxi medicals and/or DBS checks should be emailed to

Page last updated: 7 August 2023

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