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Requirements for Taxi category in the UK

To be eligible to use the Bolt platform your vehicle must meet the following general requirements:

  • You must have no commercial branding on your vehicle
  • The vehicle must have 4 doors and a minimum of 4 seats (excluding the driver)
  • Be in excellent working condition, with no cosmetic damage

Note: When local social distancing rules are in place, the number of passengers you can carry in the Taxi category is limited to 3 people.

In addition to the requirements above, there are some additional requirements depending on where you are licensed:

Licensing area

Additional requirements

Milton Keynes

  • Maximum vehicle age: 6 years on first licensing. No age limits for licence extensions


  • Maximum vehicle age: 10 years
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