Licensing - Taxi licensing fees and tariffs

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Fees

Sections 53(2) and 70 of Part ll of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

Licence type New driver 1 April 2019 Renewal 1 April 2019
Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence  - 1 year Licence £240.00 £124.00
Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence - 3 years Licence £405.00 £295.00

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver Licence - less than one year

Plus £5.00 for each whole or part of a calendar month

Note:  driver licenses for less than 1 year shall only be issued where the applicant is subject to immigration controls

£118.00 + £5.00 each month £67.00 + £5.00 each month
Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence £298.00 £298.00
A rebate of £18 shall be paid for each unexpired whole calendar month against a new vehicle licence on surrender of an existing vehicle licence and return of door panels and plate -£18.00 per month -£18.00 per month
Private Hire Vehicle Licence £298.00 £298.00
A rebate of £18 shall be paid for each unexpired whole calendar month against a new vehicle licence on surrender of an existing vehicle licence and return of door panels and plate -£18.00 per month -£18.00 per month

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire additional fees

Additional fees Cost Renewable
DBS checks - first driver check after 01/04/2018 £44.00 every 3 years or one off payment for DBS update service user
DBS checks - each subsequent check after 01/04/2018 £64.00 every 3 years or one off payment for DBS update service user
DBS update service £13.00 every year
Driving Practical Assessment

various

Knowledge test - full or full retest £53.00  
Knowledge test - partial retest £21.00  
Medical Examination various every 5 years unless specified
Vehicle MOT and Compliance Test £50.00 every year unless specified
Vehicle Compliance Test £36.00  
Plate deposit £20.00 (refundable)
Training (CSE and DA) delivered one to one £50.00

Private Hire Operator Fees

Sections 53(2) and 70 of Part ll of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

Fees

Private Hire Operator Licence Fees 1 April 2019
1 year licence £297.00
5 year licence £870.00