Taxi Licensing Fees

Here you will find Driver and Vehicle Licence Fee information

Drivers Licences - 3 Year Licence

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        WEF FROM 1ST JANUARY 2016          
DRIVER'S LICENCE - ANNUAL LICENCE            
                   
Initial Application     Licence - (Three Year)       £260.00  
        DVLC Enquiry -       £5.00  
        DBS Enhanced Check -Annually     £44.00  
        Topography Test -       £50.00  
        Safeguarding Awareness       £28.00  
        Driving Test:          
        (Live within City boundary)       £27.00  
        (Live outside City boundary)       £30.00  
                   
    TOTAL (Within) £414.00   TOTAL (Outside) £417.00  
                   
Medical Examination (To be payed 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  
        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) ONLY granted with exceptional circumstances)      
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 - ANNUAL LICENCE            
                   
New and Renewal Applications   1-24 Vehicles Operated £300.00  
                   
          25-74 Vehicles Operated £1,500.00  
                   
          75-124 Vehicles Operated £2,500.00  
                   
          125-199 Vehicles Operated £3,500.00  
                   
          200+ Vehicles Operated £4,500.00  
                   
Increase in operators fees will come into force following changes to the law and five year licences to be introduced
Fees increase date to be confirmed            
                   
REPLACEMENT LICENCE PLATES & BRACKETS          
                   
Front or Rear Licence Plates (Lost, Stolen or Damaged)       £11.00 Per Plate
                   
Front or Rear Licence Plate Brackets (Lost, Stolen or Damaged)       £11.00  
                   
Internal Licence Plate (Lost, Stolen or Damaged)       £5.00  

For further information please contact the licensing office on 0115 915 6571. 

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