Taxi and private hire licence fees

Driver Licences

Taxi driver and private hire driver licence fees
Type of licence (valid for 3 years) Fee
Private hire driver licence £360
Hackney carriage driver licence £360
Dual Licence £360
Renewal driving licence (all types) £360
Private hire driver licence (safeguarding paid for directly to CYP first) £354
Hackney carriage driver licence (safeguarding paid for directly to CYP first) £354
Dual licence (safeguarding paid for directly to CYP first £354
Renewal driving licence (all types) (safeguarding paid for directly to CYP first) £354
Extension of licence (visa) £77
Further Disclosure and Barring Service check and administration charge (set by the DBS) £55
Replacement identity badge £32
Replacement paperwork £17

Vehicle licences

Vehicle licence fees: hackney carriage and private hire
Type of licence (valid for 1 year) Fee
Private hire vehicle licence £275
Hackney carriage vehicle licence £282
Private hire Executive vehicle licence £264
Renewal of private hire vehicle licence £239
Renewal of hackney carriage vehicle licence £243
Renewal of Private hire executive vehicle licence £228
Hackney carriage vehicle transfer £96
Private hire vehicle transfer £96
Insurance vehicle/change of vehicle £77
Replacement internal licence £18
Replacement paperwork £21
Replacement plate, holder and door stickers £41

Operators Licence

Operator licences are usually granted for 5 years. In exceptional circumstances we may grant a 1 year operator licence. This is at our own discretion, but will not normally be the case.

Operators 5 year licence fees
Type of licence Fee
Owner operator licence (1 vehicle) £570
Operator licence (under 10 vehicles) £1,118
Operator licence (under 50 vehicles) £1,854
Operator licence (more than 50 vehicles) £2,914
Operators 1 year licence fees
Type of licence Fee
Owner operator licence (1 vehicle) £456
Operator licence (under 10 vehicles) £606
Operator licence (under 50 vehicles) £682
Operator licence (more than 50 vehicles) £758

Operators who increase the number of vehicles during the course of a licence and exceed their existing fee bracket level will be required to pay the difference between the two fee brackets for the remainder of the existing licence period.

Operators Licence Admin fees
Type of licence Fee
Variation of licence £110
Replacement paperwork £21