Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licences
Please see the Guidance for driver applications which outlines details of recent changes to the application process for new and existing drivers. Details of these changes are also contained in the new Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Handbook 2012. Please download the application forms which are listed to the right hand side.
A 1.35% administration charge will be added for any payments made using a credit card or non UK Debit Card. The exact amount you will be charged will be advised before you confirm your payment. This charge does not apply when paying a Fixed Penalty Charge (Parking Fine). There is no charge for payments made by UK Debit Card.
A copy of the public register for hackney carriage vehicles will be updated each month.
For further information on applying for a licence, please email the Licensing Team
The taxi fares are shown in the attached table.
Taxi and Private Hire fees and charges
The taxi and private hire fees and charges can be downloaded.
Personal Safety tips for taxi and private hire drivers
A new leaflet published highlights possible risks facing taxi and private hire drivers and offers tips on how to avoid the pitfalls.
A new leaflet has also been produced for passengers with tips on how to identify licensed vehicles and check they are bona fide before getting into a vehicle.
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