Taxi and private hire licence fees 2018/19

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Information about licence fees for taxis and private hire vehicles, drivers and operators for the 2018 to 2019 period. Note from 9th April 2018 our application fee structure has changed for certain licence types. There is no change in the overall licence fee just how it is broken down and paid to the Council.

Taxis

 

Hackney Carriage 
Licence type Fee
Driver Licence (first application) three year licence

£254.00 (Made up of Non-refundable search fee £180 and Licence fee of £74). Online payment

Driver Licence (renewal) renewable 3 yearly

£254.00 (Made up of Non-refundable search fee £180 and Licence fee of £74). Online payment

Driver Licence (over 65's/medical requirements) renewal of a annual licence until DBS/DVLA checks required) £95.00 (Payment over the phone only). 
Vehicle under 3 years old (annual licence) £193.00 (Online payment)
Vehicle over 3 years old (annual licence) £228.00 (Online payment)
Vehicle over 7 years old Renewing- Vehicles only NO new vehicles (annual licence) £263.00 (Online payment)
First and re-take of Knowledge Test £57.00 (Online payment)

Private hire

Private Hire
Licence type Fee
Driver licence (first application) 3 yearly

£254.00 (Made up of Non-refundable search fee £180 and Licence fee of £74). Online payment

Driver licence (renewal) renewable 3 yearly

£254.00 (Made up of Non-refundable search fee £180 and Licence fee of £74). Online payment

Driver Licence (over 65's/medical requirements) renewal of a annual licence until DBS/DVLA checks required) £95.00 (Payment over the phone only) 
First and re-take of Knowledge Test £39.00 (Online payment)
Vehicles under 3 years old (annual licence) £193.00 (Online payment)
Vehicles over three years old (annual licence) £228.00 (Online payment)
Vehicles over seven years old-  Renewing vehicles only NO new vehicles (annual licence) £263.00 (Online payment)
 

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire
Description Fee
Replacement licence plate £32 (payment over the phone only)
Replacement internal plate £14 (payment over the phone only)
Replacement drivers' badge £14 (payment over the phone only)
Missed appointments £35 (payment over the phone only)
Vehicle transfer £49 (payment over the phone only)
Change vehicle registration £95 (payment over the phone only)
Plate dispensation £97 (payment over the phone only)
MoT fee where required £54 (online payment)
MoT & Vehicle inspection  £54 (online payment)
Non-routine vehicle inspection £74 (online payment)
Vehicle Check (interim check) where required £35 (online payment)