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Private hire and hackney carriage licence fees

Find below the fees and charges for private hire and hackney carriage licences. Effective from 1st April 2020.

Private Hire and Hackney CarriagesFee

Drivers - Single or Dual (Hackney Carriage or Private Hire or both)

Hackney Carriage Driver can apply for multiple taxi zones without additonal charge on grant or renewal

 
1 Year £155
2 Year £195
3 Year £260
Upgrade to Dual from Single Driver £85
Hackney Carriage Driver Licence for additional Taxi Zones £85
DBS (Enhanced) (or charge as per Disclosure and Barring Service) £60 (includes £10 admin fee and £10 fee for
on-line countersigning)
Fee for submitting on-line DBS on behalf of the applicant – if resources available. £15
Fee for obtaining DVLA check code for sharing driving licence - only when applicant has no access to internet or phone.  Applicant MUST give consent to do so. £5
Replacement Badge (temporary badge, if original lost or due to change of details) £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - emailed £10
Vehicles  
Vehicle Licence – Standard – 1 year only – plus additional charge as appropriate £255
Vehicle Transfer – Change of Vehicle Full fee less £15.50 for each complete month left on licence
Vehicle Transfer – Ownership £55
Licensing Temporary vehicle – maximum of 2 months £100
Licensing of Temporary vehicle – where vehicle being used is already licensed as a HC or PH – maximum of 2 months £45
Replacement Plate (MOGO) £30
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document  - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - emailed. £10
Replacement Tariff  £3.50
Replacement Tariff – Laminated £5

Alterations to licence – such as increasing / reducing seating capacity / change of registration number etc. (plus cost of new plate)

£100
Private Hire Operators  
1 year £130
3 year £230
5 year £385
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - emailed £10
Horse Drawn Omnibuses Vehicles  
Vehicle Licence – Per annum As per standard vehicle licences as detailed above
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document  - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - emailed. £10
Replacement Plate £30
Carriage Inspection Charge Re-charged at cost.
Other Charges (not included above)  
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - posted £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document – emailed £10