Private hire vehicle licence

Make a change to a licence

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.

Download a new operator form

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.

Replacement plates and licences fees:

vehicle door signage   

£6 (no change for 2024/2025)

plate carrier - front     

Up to 31 March 2024 - £10

From 1 April 2024 - £11

plate carrier - rear      

Up to 31 March 2024 - £12

From 1 April 2024 - £13

vehicle plate - front     

£9 (no change for 2024/2025)

vehicle plate - rear      

Up to 31 March 2024 - £11

From 1 April 2024 - £12

internal plate               

£8 (no change for 2024/2025)

paper licence              

£8 (no change for 2024/2025)

Transfer of Vehicle

Fee

Up to 31 March 2024 - £44

From 1 April 2024 - £45

Apply to transfer a vehicle

Other changes

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.

Other change fees:

change of vehicle registration     

Up to 31 March 2024 - £50

From 1 April 2024 - £52

change of vehicle colour             

Up to 31 March 2024 - £50

From 1 April 2024 - £52

change of name or address        

£44 (no change for 2024/2025)

Please email licensing@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk to make any of these changes.