Private hire vehicle licence
Make a change to a licence
If you have had an accident in your vehicle you will need to notify us within 72 hours of the incident.
Once you have reported the accident you will need to get the vehicle checked by the garage within 7 days.
If there are insurers involved or the work to repair it will take longer than 7 days then you must return your plates to the Council Depot on Knutton Lane and email the licensing team to notify them of the delay.
Change of operator
If you are changing your private hire operator you will need to ask your new operator to complete and return the change of operator form. This must be done within 7 days of the change over.
Replacement plates and licenses
If you wish to request a replacement plate or licence please contact the licensing team to let us know which vehicle and the item that you are missing. You will need to make a payment with our customer services team and the prices are shown below.
|Vehicle door signage||£5|
|Plate carrier - front||£9|
|Plate carrier - rear||£11|
|Vehicle plate - front||£8|
|Vehicle plate - rear||£10|
If you wish to make any other change to an existing licence, for example, a transfer, change of name or address or you wish to take the vehicle off the road.
Fees to make changes to your licence
|Transfer of vehicle||£41|
|Change of vehicle registration||£47|
|Change of vehicle colour||£47|
|Change of name or address||£41|
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make any of these changes.