Taxi Licensing

Newport City Council's Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy (pdf) 

Hackney carriage and private hire licences: 

Consultation on a draft taxi licensing policy

Closing date of consultation Monday 22 October 2023

Newport City Council (in its role as licensing authority) has been required to review its Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing  Policy in line with the Department for Transport statuary guidance on taxis

Welsh Government Guidance.

If you wish to make comment regarding the draft policy please do so in writing to by the 22 October 2023. If you wish to discuss the Draft Policy with the team please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Draft Policy (pdf)


View the current licensing fees.

Download the Hackney carriage fees (taxi tariff) (pdf)



Email or contact Newport City Council and ask for the licensing team. 

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