Vehicle applications

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4. Hackney carriage and private hire licencing fees and charges

  Service Cost

 Vehicle - Hackney Carriage 

New vehicle application  £100 
Annual renewal of application  £85
Transfer of vehicle to another driver  £35
Replacement Plate/Change of vehicle £35
Inspection fee £55
Re-test (each) £26
MOT £48
MOT and taxi test £85

 

Service Cost

Vehicle - Private Hire

New vehicle application £90
Annual renewal of application £75
Transfer of vehicle to another driver £35
Replacement Plate/Change of vehicle £35
Inspection fee £55
Re-test (each) £26
MOT £48
MOT and taxi test £85
Operator licence (Annual) £75
Operator licence (5 year) £225
Trailers £50
Service Cost

 Drivers (*including £25 non-refundable administration fee)

New joint* £100
New Hackney* £80
New Private Hire* £80
Three year new joint* £205
Three year new Hackney* £160
Three year new Private Hire* £160
Renewal joint £75
Renewal Hackney £55
Renewal Private Hire £55
Three year renewal joint £180
Three year renewal Hackney £135
Three year renewal Private Hire £135
Replacement badge £15
DBS Check £62
Number plate holder £16.62 (£13.85 excl. VAT)
Keys £1
Magnetic set £28.18 (£23.48 excl. VAT)

Medicals

First on application, then from age 45 - every five years, from age 65 - annually.

Driving Standards Agency

Online at www.businesslink.gov.uk/transport
Tel: 0300 200 1122