Taxi Licensing - Fees

Depending on what you're applying for there are different fees you must pay. Fees can be paid over the phone by debit or credit card.
Table showing a list of current fees

Application

2019/20 fee
(£)

Vehicles - Hackney Carriage & Private Hire    

 

Private Hire Vehicle (new) - 1 year

                  293.00

Private Hire Vehicle (renewal) - 1 year

                  287.00

Hackney Carriage Vehicle (New)  - 1 year

                  400.00

Hackney Carriage Vehicle (Renewal) - 1 year

                  318.00

Drivers - Hackney Carriage & Private Hire

 

Dual Driver / Private Hire Driver (New) - 3 year  

                 393.50

Dual Driver / Private Hire Driver (Renewal) - 3 year

                  284.00

Dual Driver / Private Hire Driver (New) - 1 year

                  343.00

Dual Driver / Private Hire Driver (Renewal) - 1 year

                  233.70

Private Hire Operators

 

Private Hire Operator - 5 year (New)

                 302.00

Private Hire Operator - 5 year (Renewal)

                  296.00

Private Hire Operator - 1 year (New)                   265.50
Private Hire Operator - 1 year (Renewal)                   265.50

Change of Vehicle

 

Change of Vehicle (new vehicle on old plate number)           

                  55.00

Change of Vehicle (courtesy car)

                  85.00

Change of Licence Details

 

Private Hire Driver converted to Dual Driver

                     51.00

Private Hire Vehicle converted to Hackney Carriage 

                    101.00

Change of Vehicle proprietor        

                     38.00

Change of DVLA details (registration number etc)

                     57.00

Change of Drivers address            

                     11.00    

 

Knowledge test and training

 

Knowledge test and training day  (All new applicants)

                     98.00

Re sit of both routes and rules & regulations tests

                     52.00

Re sit of routes test only

                     34.00

Update training for existing drivers

                     59.00

Criminal Record Checks

 

Enhanced DBS Online

                     62.00

Basic Disclosure Online

                     43.00

Ancillary Items (including VAT@20%)

 
Roof light (complete)

74.00

Roof light (top cover or base plate)

(Note: New cost for top cover ONLY)

37.00

Roof light (base)

28.00

Replacement badges

24.00

Replacement plate (or additional for a trailer)

40.00

Roof light bulbs

3.00

Magnets (sold as a pair)

6.00

Executive Disc (private hire vehicles only)

11.00