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Licensing Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles

The purpose of licensing the Hackney Carriage (Taxis) and Private Hire Trade is to ensure the safety of the public by ensuring that drivers are fit and proper and that the vehicles they drive are safe, suitable and reliable.
This page provides links to information and advice about the licensing of taxis in Birmingham.


Please check the following pages for information and advice about the licensing of Hackney Carriages (Taxis) and Private Hire in Birmingham:

For further information please use the Hackney Carriage (Taxi)/Private Hire Request Advice/Assistance Form or contact the Hackney Carriage (Taxi) & Private Hire Team - see contact us page.

ALL LICENSING APPLICATIONS ARE DEALT WITH BY PRE-BOOOKED APPOINTMENTS ONLY - PLEASE CALL US FIRST TO ARRANGE AN APPOINTMENT FOR YOU.