Fees for taxi licensing

Our fees are currently out for consultation and any agreed changes will come into effect on the 1st April 2018 although please note any renewals processed before this date, but with a renewal date after 1st April 2018 will be charged the new fees if they have been agreed by the date of your appointment.

Fees for drivers

Hackney Carriage, Private Hire and Dual Driver licences
ItemFee
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check £44.00
Knowledge test £65.00
Medical (check with medical practice) Cost varies
1-year new licence fee £230.00
1-year renewal licence fee £80.00
3-year renewal licence fee £220.00
Replacement Licence £10.00
Change of Details £15.00
Replacement badge £20.00
DVLA data mandate check (1 year) £8.00
DVLA data mandate check (3 year) £24.00

Fees for hackney carriage vehicles

Hackney carriage vehicles
ItemFee
New vehicle licence £270.00
Replacement plate £25
Change of ownership £80.00
Replacement Licence £10.00
Change of Details £15.00
Renewal vehicle licence £230.00
Transponder deposit refund administration fee £20.00

Fees for private hire vehicles

Private hire vehicles
ItemFee
New vehicle licence £270.00
Plate deposit £50.00
Replacement plate £25.00
Change of ownership £80.00
Replacement Licence £10.00
Change of Details £15.00
Renewal vehicle licence £220.00
Transponder deposit refund administration fee £20.00

Fees for private hire operators

Private hire operators
ItemFee
New Private hire operator licence - 1 year £200.00
Renewal Private hire operator licence - 1 year £170.00
Renewal Private hire operator licence - 5 years £800.00
Private Hire Operator Replacement Licence £10.00
Private Hire Operator Change of Details £15.00

Other fees

Vehicle testing and crests
ItemFee
Vehicle test £56.00
Vehicle re-test £28.00
Magnetic crest (doorsign) £8.00
Adhesive crest (doorsign) £6.00

Customer Awareness: Safeguarding, Equality and Protection course
ItemFee
Training course £50.00

Contact us

Taxi licensing officer

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