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Fees for taxi licensing

Information about the different licensing fees depending on the type of taxi/operation.

If the fees you require are not displayed below please contact Licensing on (01792) 635600 or email

Fees from 2 October 2019

New applications driver
Driver grant 1 year (including restricted driver)£124
Driver grant 3 year (including restricted driver)£236
Knowledge test (per attempt)£29
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)£40
Driver renewals
Driver renewal 1 year (including restricted driver)£81
Driver renewal 3 year (including restricted driver)£191
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)£40
Hackney carriage vehicles
New vehicle application£375
Private and restricted private hire vehicle
New vehicle application£290
Private and restricted operator licences
1 year grant£350
5 year grant£1410
1 year renewal£300
5 year renewal£1355
General vehicle charges
Spare car test fee£50
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