Taxi Licensing Application Forms and Fees

The following application forms and guidance are available to download


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 Application Form - July 2019 (PDF, 396KB)

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

Medical Letter and D4 Form - April 2019 (PDF, 3.5MB)

Guide for New Taxi Drivers - April 2019 (PDF, 582KB)


Vehicle Application Form from July 2019 (PDF, 190KB)

Six Monthly Vehicle Test - Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Form (PDF, 99KB)

Approved Private Hire and Saloon Hackneys - 2019 (PDF, 41KB)

Approved Hackney Carriage Vehicles - 2019 (PDF, 28KB)


Operator Licence Application Form from July 2019 (PDF, 221KB)


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

Enhanced DBS and DVLA Checks

Enhanced DBS and DVLA checks are carried out by Personnel Checks, at a cost of £64.00.  Please apply to Personnel Checks to complete the online application and payment.

DBS Checks - step by step guide (PDF, 685KB)

Last Updated: 20 August 2019