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