Fees and charges - Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle licensing

The council is responsible for administering the issue and renewal of licences for individuals to drive and operate Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles.

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Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle licences:
Driver's licence (Annual - aged 65yrs or above and/or medical condition)£108.60
Driver's licence (three years)£275.35
Driver's badge (replacement)£25.25
Change to Dual licence (supplementary charge)£42.30
Annual vehicle licence:
Private Hire Vehicles£236.50
Hackney Carriage£257.90
Annual vehicle licence: (LPG/hybrid/Wheelchair vehicles 20% reduction)
Private Hire Vehicles£189.20
Hackney Carriage£206.30
Annual vehicle licence: (Fully Electric/Electric Wheelchair vehicles 50% reduction)
Private Hire Vehicles£118.25
Hackney Carriage£128.95
Exemption from displaying Private Hire plate:
Plate replacement fee£56.64
Replacement/Updated licence certificate£19.60
Replacement bracket£15.60
Replacement internal vehicle plate£26.00
Transfer of vehicle ownership£33.90
Local Knowledge Test (Initial and re-test)£65.00
English Language Skills Test (Initial and re-test)£35.00
Private Hire Operator Licence (five years) £167.30
Change of registration number i.e. cherished number plates£84.50
Refund daily rates for unexpired days due to replacement of vehicle:
Private Hire Vehicles£0.70
Hackney Carriage Vehicles £0.75
Enhanced DBS disclosure fee£38.00


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