Taxi and private hire licence fees

Driver Licences

Part 1 application (all types)

Part 1 of driver applications involves verifying your eligibility.

Taxi driver licence fees for part 1 applications: hackney carriage and private hire
Type of licence (valid for 3 years) Fee

Part 1 applications (all types)

Free

Part 2 applications

Taxi driver licence fees for part 2 applications: hackney carriage and private hire
Type of licence (valid for 3 years) Fee

Private hire driver licence

£248

Hackney carriage driver licence

£248

Dual Licence

£248

Renewal driving licence (all types)

£248

Extension of licence (visa)

£53

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

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