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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 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     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 (first 5 year grant)
Thereafter:-                    
5 year renewal of licence           £1,275.00      
                plus £21.00 per vehicle (years thereafter)
                       
Increase in operators fees will come into force following changes to the law and five year licences to be introduced                
Fees increase date: 1 April 2016                
                       
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      

 

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