Lost or replacement licence

If you have lost or require a replacement for your current licence, you can apply online.

Documents required

  • Crime reference (applies to a lost plate or badge)
  • Proof of ID i.e Passport or Driving Licence
  • Proof of address dated within 1 month


  • The fee are: plate/badge - £26, paper licence - £15 and Window Stickers £4.
  • You will be sent a payment receipt reference, you need this reference to enter on the web form. 


  • Select licensing from the "all categories" drop down menu.
  • Click apply.
  • Select either Private Hire Driver Licence, a Hackney Carriage Driver Licence, Private Hire Vehicle Licence or Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence.
  • Make your payment.

Issuing of licence

  • Once your application has been determined, your new licence will be sent to you via special delivery or email, which ever applies


  • Licence Type
  • Your details
  • Name
  • Address
  • Operator details
    If you are an operator requesting a copy of your licence you should put NA in each box
  • Name
  • Address
  • Declarations
  • I declare that the information given in this application is true.
  • I/We declare that the information given in this application is true. If a Licence is granted, I/we undertake to comply with all the conditions attached to the said Licence. I/We understand that if I/we or my/our employees infringe or neglect to comply with any of the conditions, Acts or Bye-laws subject to which the Licence is held, the Licence shall be liable to be revoked or not renewed by the Council.
  • I understand it is illegal for me, my family or customers to smoke in a Private Hire or Hackney vehicle at any time.
  • Trafford Council is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on this form for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes. For further information, see https://www.trafford.gov.uk/about-your-council/data-protection/privacy-notices/Level-2-National-Fraud-Initiative-Privacy-Notice.aspx or contact Trafford Council's Audit & Assurance Section on (0161) 912 2000.
  • Name