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Taxi licensing fees and charges

Details of fees relating to:


Private hire licences

Licence application type Charge
Private hire driver's licence: application fee (3 year licence) £154.00
Private hire driver's licence: grant of licence (3 year licence) £154.00
Private hire driver’s licence: renewal (3 year licence) £232.00
Private hire vehicle licence: new application £216.00
Private hire vehicle licence: renewal £189.00
Other private hire fees Charge
Private hire vehicle plates: new application (includes internal plate) £48.00
Replacement private hire vehicle plates (set of 2) £40.00
Private hire vehicle plates and signage exemption certificate fee £50.00

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Hackney carriage licences

Licence application type Charge
Hackney carriage driver's licence: application fee (3 year licence) £154.00
Hackney carriage driver's licence: grant of licence (3 year licence) £154.00
Hackney carriage driver’s licence: renewal (3 year licence) £232.00
Hackney carriage vehicle licence: new application £227.00
Hackney carriage vehicle licence: renewal £195.00
Other hackney carriage fees Charge
Horse drawn hackney carriage vehicle licence: renewal £181.00
Replacement hackney carriage vehicle plate £32.00
Hackney carriage vehicle crests adhesive (per set) £16.00

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Private hire operator's licence fees

1 year licence Charge
1 to 10 vehicles £100.00
11 to 50 vehicles £236.00
51 to 90 vehicles £373.00
91 vehicles and over £441.00
5 year licence Charge
1 to 10 vehicles £181.00
11 to 50 vehicles £317.00
51 to 90 vehicles £454.00
91 vehicles and over £522.00
  Charge
Private hire operator’s licence: change of company name £31.00

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Other taxi licensing fees and charges

Fee/licence type Charge
Vehicle inspection fee £70.50
Vehicle inspection retest fee £35.25
Change of vehicle fee £40.00
Duplicate licence fee: per licence £17.00
Change of name or address on licence (1 licence) £17.00
Change of name or address on licence (2 licences) £21.00
Vehicle licence transfer fee £29.00
Replacement driver's badge £15.00
Replacement internal vehicle plate £10.00
DBS Disclosure fee £40.00
Administration charge for various activities (including bounced cheques) £31.00

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Taxi Licence application details

See further details of the application process for taxi licences and permits, along with application forms:


Also see

Licensing Services

Eco Depot, Hazel Court, York, YO10 3DS

Telephone: 01904 552422