Taxi licence fees

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

From 1 December 2017

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

 £166 for 12 months

Vehicles – over 5 but less than 10 years

 

Hackney carriage/Private hire

 £228 for 12 months (or x2 six-monthly payments of £114)

Vehicles – over 10 years

 

Hackney carriage/Private hire

 £332 for 12 months (or x2 six-monthly payments of £166)

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