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Taxi licensing fees and charges

Licence fees and charges

Licence type Sub type 2024 to 2025 fee
Hackney Driver grant 3 year £277
Hackney Driver renewal 3 year £225
Hackney Vehicle grant  £159
Hackney Vehicle renewal £142
Private hire Driver grant 3 year £277
Private hire Driver renewal 3 year £225
Private hire Vehicle grant £196
Private hire Vehicle renewal £179
Private hire Small operator grant 1 year £501
Private hire Small operator grant 5 year £1,329
Private hire Small operator renewal 1 year £449
Private hire Small operator renewal 5 year £1277
Private hire Operator grant 1 year £1,122
Private hire Operator grant 5 year £4,435
Private hire Operator renewal 1 year £1,070
Private hire Operator renewal 5 year £4,383
Private hire Large operator grant 1 year* £5,815
Private hire Large operator grant 5 year* £27,900
Private hire Large operator renewal 1 year* £5,763
Private hire Large operator renewal 5 year* £27,849
Private hire Very large operator grant 1 year* £7,747
Private hire Very large operator grant 5 year* £37,563
Private hire Very large operator renewal 1 year* £7,696
Private hire Very large operator renewal 5 year* £37,494
Private hire Amend operator details £75
Vehicle

Replacement of lost/stolen

vehicle identity plate/door plates

£35
Driver

Replacement of lost/stolen

badge

£35
Driver Change of Name/Address £35
All Replacement/copy paper licence £35
Vehicle Change of registration (VRM) £104
Vehicle Transfer of vehicle licence £104
Driver Hackney carriage knowledge test folder £50
Driver Hackney carriage knowledge test** £150
Driver Hackney carriage written/verbal test** £75
Driver Private Hire verbal test £75

* small operator = 1 to 5 vehicles;
* large operator = >500 drivers
* very large operator = >1,000 drivers

** all knowledge and verbal tests are non-refundable.


Page last updated: 2 April 2024

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