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)£86.40
Driver's licence (three years)£236.40
Driver's badge (replacement)£12.90
Dual licence (supplementary charge)£13.40
Disclosure Barring Service (enhanced check)£44.00
Annual vehicle licence:

Private Hire Vehicles


Hackney Carriage


Annual vehicle licence: (LPG/hybrid vehicles 10% reduction)
Private Hire Vehicles£182.70
Hackney Carriage£199.30
Exemption from displaying PH plate:
Plate replacement fee£38.70
Replacement licence certificate (driver or vehicle)£10.75
Replacement internal vehicle plate (windscreen sticker)£5.40
Transfer of vehicle ownership£24.80
DVLA licence entitlement enquiry£5.00
Knowledge test (new application and re-test)£40.60
Private Hire Operator Licence (five years) £140.40
Refund daily rates for unexpired days due to replacement of vehicle:
Private Hire Vehicles£0.56
Hackney Carriage£0.61
One-off admin charge in respect of refund:
Hackney Carriage£25.00
Private Hire Vehicles£25.00


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