Renewal of a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle licence

What we will do with your personal information

Telford & Wrekin Council’s Licensing Service is collecting your personal information for the purpose of meeting the statutory requirements of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 and the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976. Telford & Wrekin Council will not share any of your personal data collected with external organisations unless required to do so by law when your data may be shared with other regulating bodies. However, there may be occasions where we request further information from key third party organisations such as other regulating bodies.

View our privacy notice for further details on the Council's privacy arrangements.

Visit the GOV.UK website to find out how to check your vehicle is safe and visit the GOV.UK website to view the rules about vehicle maintenance, safety and security.

Stage 1

Prepare the vehicle for the Council's compliance test (if applicable). Please ensure you refer to and download the Council's Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy for further information on the Council's Inspection Standards and  items to be tested.

Visit the Just MOTS's website to contact the Council's approved garage, Donnington Wood MOT and Training Centre to pay for and arrange a compliance test. To book a convenient appointment, please contact 01952 606456.

Stage 2

Complete the Council's online vehicle renewal licence application form. Please note you will need to upload the following documents to accompany your application:

Complete our online form to apply for hackney carriage or private hire vehicle licence


Visit the eStore payment system to pay for the Vehicle Renewal Licence or by telephoning 01952 381818.

Stage 3

Contact the Licensing Service on 01952 381818 or by email at to make an appointment to collect and sign for your vehicle licence.

Last updated: 11/04/2022 12:32

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