Licensing directory - Taxi - Private hire vehicle licence

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A private hire vehicle licence is required for a vehicle that wished to be pre-booked. All private hire vehicles must be driven by a person who holds a HCV/PHV drivers licence. We can only issue a private hire vehicle licence for vehicles that operate within the district. All vehicles will be subject to inspections


£270.00 - New grant

£250.00 - Renewal 

Apply / renew / transfer / vary

You will be required to make an account when applying online. This is to enable you to save your application and come back to it later.

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Additional information

The following documents must be submitted with your application:-

  • completed application form
  • insurance certificate
  • V5C vehicle registration document (log book)
  • MOT certificate dated within 28 days of an inspection appointment
  • application fee.
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Report a collision or damage

Report a collision or damage to a vehicle

You will be required to have an account to report your collision to ensable you to save and come back to your form at a later time. If you have submitted a vehicle application since Septermber 2021 you will already have an account.