Taxi Licensing Application Forms and Fees

The following application forms and guidance are available to download.
Please Note: The Council no longer accepts cash payments for applications.  Where on line applications are submitted through the gov.uk portal then you can pay by debit card but where you submit applications by post you will need to enclose a cheque or alternatively provide a phone number on the application form and we will contact you to take payment over the phone

Drivers: 

Application form for Induction Course (DOCX, 20KB)

Application form for private hire or hackney carriage driver licence (DOCX, 53KB)

Guidance Note: Applying for a hackney carriage and private hire drivers licence. (DOCX, 2.8MB) 

Guidance Note: DVSA Test (DOCX, 26KB)

Vehicles: 

Application form for private hire or hackney carriage vehicle. (DOCX, 40KB)

Plate exemption application form (DOCX, 28KB)

Guidance Note: Applying for a hackney carriage and private hire vehicle licence. (DOCX, 2.8MB)

Operators:

Application form for private hire Operator (DOCX, 57KB)

Fees:

Current Taxi Licensing application fees (PDF, 12KB)