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Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Licence Fees

 

 

Type of Licence Renewal Fees from 1 April 2019 Fees from 26 May 2020
Vehicles:      
Private Hire Vehicle Application 1 Year £317 Application and  Vehicle Test

£ 228 Application

£ 108 Vehicle Test

Hackney Carriage Vehicle Application 1 Year £322 Application and  Vehicle Test

£ 230 Application

£ 108 Vehicle Test 

Vehicle Exceptional Condition Test 6 months £ 73 (to be paid together with the normal test fee) N/A
Exceptional Condition follow up Test 6 months £125 N/A
6 month Vehicle Test for vehicles 10 years or older   N/A £ 108
Basic DBS   N/A £ 23 (fee set by DBS)
       
Failure to attend for vehicle test   £114 £ 104
Change of Vehicle Registration   £ 47 £ 43
Change of Name/Address   £ 21 £ 38
Transfer of Vehicle   £ 47 £ 38
Copy of paper part of licence   £ 11.50 £ 6
Re-test fee for failing vehicle test   £ 41.50 (must be within 28 days of original test) £ 42 (test must be within 28 days of original test)
Vehicle Spot Check   N/A £ 25
Change of Vehicle Colour   N/A £ 43
       
Replacement Vehicle Signage   £ 3 £ 5
Replacement of Carrier - Front   £ 10 £ 8
Replacement of Carrier – Rear   £ 15 £ 10
Replacement Vehicle plate – Front   £ 10.50 £ 7
Replacement Vehicle plate – Rear   £ 15.50 £ 10
Replacement Internal Plate   N/A £ 7
       
Drivers:      
Dual Driver’s Badge Application 3 Years £250 £ 257
Exemption Certificate   £ 26 £ 12
       
DBS (CRB) Check   £ 44 £40 (set by DBS)
DBS (CRB (online))   £ 64.50 £ 60.34 (set by DBS and provider)
       
Safeguarding course fee (non-refundable if failure to attend)   £ 36.50 £ 38
Knowledge Test (non-refundable if failure to attend)   £ 45 £ 25
Disability Equality Training (non-refundable if failure to attend)   N/A £ 35+VAT
       
Replacement Badge   £ 17 £ 12
Replacement Vehicle Badge   N/A £ 12
Reissue/Replacement badge (with amended details)   £ 36.50 £ 26
Change of Name   N/A £ 16
Change of Address   £ 21 £ 16
Copy of paper part of licence   £11.50 £ 6
Replacement Safeguarding Training Certificate   £ 5 £ 6
Replacement Disability Equality Training  Certificate   N/A £ 0 (Set by provider)
       
Operators:      
Hire Operators Licence 5 Years

£187 for 1 vehicle

£380 for 2 – 5 vehicles

£665 for 6 – 15 vehicles

£1,780 for 16 – 25 vehicles

£2,850 for 26 – 35 vehicles

£3,950 for 36 – 50 vehicles

Then £24 per additional vehicle over 50 vehicles

£ 250 (replaces all bandings from 2019)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add/Remove Director   N/A £ 38
Copy/Replacement Licence   N/A £ 6
Basic DBS   N/A £ 23 (set by DBS)
       
Licence Fees      

Last updated 19 May 2020

 

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