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Taxi Licensing Fees

SCALE OF CHARGES          
        WEF FROM 1ST JANUARY 2016                    
COMBINED DRIVER'S LICENCE                             
                             
Initial Application       Licence - (Three Year)       £260.00            
        DVLC Enquiry -       £5.00     Refund for years 2 - 3 of Badge : £67      
        DBS Enhanced Check -Annually       £44.00            
        Topography Test -       £50.00            
        Safeguarding Awareness       £28.00            
        Driving Test:                    
        (Live within City boundary)       £50.00            
        (Live outside City boundary)       £50.00            
                             
    TOTAL (Within) £437.00   TOTAL (Outside) £440.00            
                             
Medical Examination (To be paid to NCC examination provider)          £75.00 Cash Only          
                             
                             
Renewal Application       Licence - (Three Year Licence)       £260.00            
        DVLC Enquiry -       £5.00            
        DBS Enhanced Check - Annually       £44.00     Refund for years 2 - 3 of Badge : £67      
        TOTAL       £309.00            
                             
DBS Enhanced Check     required annually either by signing up to 'ONLINE DBS' or completing paper               
based application each year at Licensing     at fee of £44.00                    
                             
Medical Examination (To be payed to NCC examination provider)         £75.00 Cash Only          
(Required when 45, 50, 55, 60, 65 and every year after that)                      
                             
A one year licence (Initial/Renewal)                           
Fee exclusive of additional charges such as DBS/DVLA/Medical etc.         £148.00            
                             
                             
Driver's Badge Replacement                            
                             
Crime number required from Police in order to obtain replacement badge                    
        TOTAL       £10.50            
                             
                             
Driver's/Vehicle Licence Replacement (Green/Yellow)                        
                             
Private Hire base contacted to ensure they don’t have an up-to-date copy                    
        TOTAL       £10.50            
                             
                             
PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLE APPLICATIONS                          
                             
Initial Application          One Year Licence Fee - £210.00            
Under 3 years from date of first registration       One Year Vehicle Test -  £63.00            
          Licence plate deposit  £30.00            
          (Refundable when plates are returned)          
                             
          TOTAL     £303.00            
                             
Over 3 years from date of first registration       Six Month Licence Fee -  £105.00            
(Must be under 5 years)         Six Month Vehicle Test - £63.00            
          Licence plate deposit  £30.00            
          (Refundable when plates are returned)          
                             
          TOTAL     £208.00            
                             
ECVC needed for vehicles over 3 years             £10.00            
                             
(Seating plan also required for any new vehicles with over 4 passengers)                    
                             
                             
Renewal Application         One Year Licence Fee - £210.00            
          One Year Vehicle Test -  £63.00            
                             
          TOTAL     £273.00            
                             
(Over 3 Years)         Six Month Licence Fee -  £105.00            
          Six Month Vehicle Test - £63.00            
                             
          TOTAL     £168.00            
                             
                             
HACKNEY CARRIAGE APPLICATIONS                            
                             
Initial and Renewal Application         One Year Licence Fee - £210.00            
          One Year Vehicle Test -  £63.00            
                             
          TOTAL     £273.00            
                             
          Six Month Licence Fee -  £105.00            
          Six Month Vehicle Test - £63.00            
                             
          TOTAL     £168.00            
                             
                             
Hackney Carriage 12 Year Extension               £10.00            
                             
                             
                             
OPERATOR'S LICENCE- 5 YEAR LICENCE (with effect from 1st April 2016)                    
                             
New and Renewal Applications                            
On first 5 year grant of licence                £1,350.00            
              plus £21.00 per vehicle          
Thereafter:-                            
5 year renewal of licence                £1,275.00            
              plus £21.00 per vehicle          
                             
                             
REPLACEMENT LICENCE PLATES & BRACKETS                          
                             
Front or Rear Licence Plate (Lost, Stolen or Damaged)           £12.50            
                             
Front or Rear Licence Plate Bracket (Lost, Stolen or Damaged)         £12.50            
                             
Internal Licence Plate (Lost, Stolen or Damaged)           £5.00            
                             
Fees are usually non-returnable                             

 

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