Taxi and private hire licence fees

Driver Licences

Taxi driver licence fees: hackney carriage and private hire
Type of licence (valid for 3 years) Fee
Private hire driver licence £303
Hackney carriage driver licence £303
Dual Licence £303
Renewal driving licence (all types) £303
Extension of licence (visa) £53
Initial Disclosure and Barring Service check and administration charge (included in licence fee) £55
Further Disclosure and Barring Service check and administration charge (set by the DBS) £55
Admin charge for change of details £22
Replacement identity badge £42
Replacement paperwork £14

Vehicle licences

Vehicle licence fees: hackney carriage and private hire
Type of licence (valid for 1 year) Fee
Private hire vehicle licence £183
Hackney carriage vehicle licence £176
Renewal of private hire vehicle licence £159
Renewal of hackney carriage vehicle licence £152
Hackney carriage vehicle transfer £64
Private hire vehicle transfer £64
Insurance vehicle/change of vehicle £51
Non-attendance of a booked vehicle inspection at Pembroke Road testing centre £75
Mot/compliance test at Pembroke Road testing centre £56
Vehicle retest at Pembroke Road testing centre if failed (not tested within statutory free retest period) £26
Admin charge for change of details £18
Replacement internal licence £18
Replacement plate £24
Replacement paperwork £18
Replacement plate, holder and door stickers £33

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) £285
Operator licence (under 10 vehicles) £559
Operator licence (under 50 vehicles) £927
Operator licence (more than 50 vehicles) £1,457
Operators 1 year licence fees
Type of licence Fee
Owner operator licence (1 vehicle) £228
Operator licence (under 10 vehicles) £303
Operator licence (under 50 vehicles) £341
Operator licence (more than 50 vehicles) £379

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 £55
Replacement licence £18
Replacement paperwork £18