Taxi driver tests

Practical driving test

The Council's approved supplier for the required practical driving test is Diamond Advance motoring - Tel. 020 8253 0120 or find out more information on

Please contact the supplier directly to book and pay for your driving test.

Driver training/knowledge test

Driver training generally takes place on the last Tuesday of each month, the session takes place in the Central Library and lasts for around 4 hours.

The test is a written test so you will need a good standard of English to be successful.

A good knowledge of Blackburn and Darwen is also required to be able to pass the test.

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with the guidance document before you book onto a session (see Documents section below)

To reserve a place on the training phone 01254 585585 and pay the fee.