Vehicle owner transfer

How to transfer vehicle ownership

Documents required

  • Page 1 and 2 of your V5C log book. If you do not have a full log book - the Licensing Officer will accept the new keeper slip but will accept the green slip.
  • Bill of Sale
  • Insurance Certificate
  • Insurance Schedule (applies to fleet owners only)


  • The fee is £27.00
  • 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 Owner Transfer or a Hackney Carriage Owner Transfer.
  • Make your payment.

Issuing of licence

  • Once the application has been processed you will recieve your new paper licence via email. A new plate is not issued.


  • Name
  • Address