Taxi licence fees

Fees for licensing hackney carriages, private hire drivers, vehicles and miscellaneous items

From 8 January 2016

Category

Fee (£)

Knowledge etc. Test

 

Hackney Carriage / Private Hire

£65 first test 

£65 re-take 

Drivers

 

New applications (3 year licence)

£249 (optional £83 annual instalments)

Renewal (3 year licence)

£249 (optional £83 annual instalments)

Renewal (until DBS check due)

 £83

DBS check

£50

DVLA mandate

Free

Vehicles - less than 5 years

 

Hackney Carriage/Private Hire

£83 for 6 month vehicle under 3 years £166 12 months

Vehicles – more than 5 years, less than 10

 

Hackney Carriage/Private Hire

£114 for 6 months

Vehicles – over 10 Years

 

Hackney Carriage/Private Hire

£166 for 6 months

Miscellaneous

 

Replacement rear plate

£19

Replacement internal plate

£12

Replacement vehicle licence

£6

Replacement bracket

£13

Replacement badge

£19

Transfer plate

£65

Change of vehicle

£115

Operators

 

1-9 vehicles

£1000

10-19 vehicles

£1500

19-35 vehicles

£2000

35 + vehicles

£2500

Deposits

 

Plate

£10

Bracket

£5