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Taxi/private hire licences

Apply or reapply for a taxi/private hire licence.

Please choose the application form you need from the list below.

Please print off the form, fill it in, sign it and enclose the correct fee before sending it to us at the address on the form.    

Application for the grant of a private hire driver licence

Please note - from 1 April 2020, if you apply for a private hire driver licence you will need to take a test on your knowledge of the area for your licence.

Also from 1 April 2020, the application fee for this licence increased to £175.

Guidance notes

Please make sure you read any notes before you apply.

Licence cost

You can view the fees in our Miscellaneous licences - Civic Government Act 1982 section.

Please note - fees will not be refunded.

Page last updated:
05 May 2022

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