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Taxi licence fees


Fees with effect from 1 April 2019

Computerised Knowledge test

£50 at each attempt (to be paid on booking test which must be passed before application can be submitted).

Dual Driver Licence (Hackney Carriage and Private Hire)

DescriptionFee
On initial application £218 for three years
Disclosure Barring Service search fee £40 every three years
Total including DBS fee (New applications) £258 for three years
On renewal £225 for three years
Disclosure Barring Service search fee £40 every three years
Total including DBS fee (renewal) £265 for three years

Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence

DescriptionFee
On initial application £420 for one year (which includes £30 towards the Unmet Demand Survey)
On renewal £390 for one year (which includes £30 towards the Unmet Demand Survey)

Private Hire Vehicle Licence

DescriptionFee
On initial application £375 for one year
On renewal £355 for one year

Private Hire Operators Licence

DescriptionFee
On initial application - 5 year licence £570 for five years
On renewal - 5 year licence £560 for five years
On initial application - 3 year licence £375 for three years
On renewal - 3 year licence £380 for three years
On initial application - 1 year licence £210 for one year
On renewal - 1 year licence £195 for one year

Other costs

DescriptionFee
Change of ownership of licensed vehicle £77
Replace external vehicle plate £25
Replace driver badge £10
Replace vehicle plate holder £19
Replace internal plate holder £1.90
Door stickers PHV only (per sticker) £8.50
Copy of existing paper licence £13
Change of address details for a replacement licence £13