Application to renew a Private Hire or Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence

Apply to renew your Private Hire or Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence.

Before applying you will need to make a £142.00 payment into the Licensing Fund online, selecting ‘Private Hire Vehicle Renewal or Hackney Carriage Vehicle Renewal’ from the service to pay for.  When making the online payment, please use your Plate Number as the reference.

Please keep a record of the receipt number, you will need this to enter on the application form below.

  • Before you start...
    This form is to renew an existing Private Hire or Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence during the coronavirus pandemic. First, you need to make payment of £142.00 using the Civica Pay function for your renewal, this form will ask for the receipt reference number. Complete this form with all required documentation. The Licensing Officer will check your application and will then send your new licence plate in the post by Special Delivery. The Council is not requesting the return of your licence plate, please destroy your old plate once it expires. All applicants must own the vehicle and are required to upload images of the following documents: Insurance Certificate, Insurance Schedule (Fleet owners only), MOT Certificate, Exceptional Condition test (Private Vehicle's over 5 years/Hackney Carriage over 15 years) and Page 1 & 2 of your V5C Log Book.
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