Application to Renew a Private Hire or Hackney Carriage Driver Licence

Before completing this form, please select from Licensing Fund drop down menu, as appropriate, either a New Private Hire Driver Licence or a New Hackney Carriage Driver Licence.  The fee for a 3 year driver licence is £214.00, only in exceptional circumstances may a one year licence be granted such as when a Visa expires. You will be sent a payment receipt reference, you need this reference to enter on the web form. 

The Licensing Officer does not require the return of your old badge, please destroy this.  Once your application has been determined, your new Driver's Licence will be sent to you via Special Delivery.

Please note: If you require an additional Private Hire or Hackney Carriage Badge - you need to make a separate payment for that licence of £23.60 and note the reference to enter on the web form.

  • Application to renew a Private Hire & Hackney Carriage Driver Licence
    Self-Certification Statement Form for Private Hire or Hackney Carriage Drivers' who are applying to renew their existing licence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Before you start...
    If you require a new DBS then please submit your application online at https://www.personnelchecks.co.uk/taxis/taxiprivate-hire-driver-dbs-checks/ make a note of your payment receipt number, starting with WEB-PChecks-, so that you can enter it on this application form. This form asks you to upload your right to work documents, please have them to hand. It also asks for the DVLA check code. When uploading documentation such as your Medical Certificate, please place your document on a flat surface and take a photograph from above so that the content can be easily read by the Licensing Officer. You are required to upload a copy of your DVLA Photocard Licence and a Passport Style photo - this can be a self taken photograph with a plain background.