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.  Payments can be made by debit card via online applications submitted through the portal.  Alternatively, provide a phone number on the application form and we will contact you to take payment over the phone


Driver Assessment Suitability - Hackney Carriage & Private Hire (PDF, 122KB)

Application Form for Private Hire or Hackney Carriage Driver Licence (DOCX, 53KB)

Guidance Note: DVSA Test (DOCX, 26KB)


Vehicle Application Form 2017G (DOCX, 38KB)

6 Monthly Vehicle Test Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Form (PDF, 31KB)

Plate Exemption Application Form (DOCX, 28KB)

Guidance Note: Applying for a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Licence (DOCX, 2.8MB)


Application Form for Private Hire Operator (DOCX, 57KB)


Taxi Licensing Fees from 1 May 2018 v2 (PDF, 74KB)

Last Updated: 15 October 2018