Renewal of a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle licence

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The renewal process cannot be used to licence a new vehicle.  If you have a new vehicle, you should apply for a new vehicle licence.

Hackney Carriage Vehicle Renewal Licence

Download the Council's policy for hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

The fee for a renewal application for a Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence (including plates) is £129 for 12 months.

If  the existing vehicle compliance test is due to expire, the vehicle will need to undergo the Council's compliance test, which includes an MOT and compliance inspection, at Donnington Wood MOT and Training Centre. Please pay the fee of £80 (inc of VAT) direct to the garage. Download the approved garage's appointment and cancellation policy.

Private Hire Vehicle Renewal Licence

Download the Council's policy for hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

The fee for a renewal application for a Private Hire Vehicle licence (including plates) is £129 for 12 months.

If the existing vehicle compliance test is due to expire, the vehicle will need to undergo the Council's compliance test, which includes an MOT and compliance inspection, at Donnington Wood MOT and Training Centre. Please pay the fee of £72 (inc of VAT) direct to the garage. Download the approved garage's appointment and cancellation policy.

Last updated: 01/04/2021 13:46

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