Vehicle Licence Renewal

Apply to renew your Private Hire or Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence

Documents required

  • Compliance test dated within the last 6 months.
  • Age test dated within 6 months - if your Private hire vehicle is over 5 years old or your Hackney Carriage vehicle is over 7 years old.
  • Log book - Front Page and Page 1.
  • Insurance certificate.
  • Insurance schedule (Fleet owners only).


  • The fee for a vehicle renewal licence is £183.00.
  • 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 Vehicle Licence or a Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence.
  • Make your payment. 

Plate delivery

  • The Licensing Officer does not require the return of your old plate, destroy this.
  • Once your application has been determined, your new vehicle licence will be sent to you via special delivery.


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

  • Contact Information
  • 1. Name
  • 2. Address