To apply for a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle licence you need to submit:
- a completed application form
- the original V5C vehicle registration certificate (log book), which must be in your name and current address
- the bill of sale
- a MOT and compliance check
- a valid insurance certificate
- the application
Where to apply
To submit an application, you will need to make an appointment with our licensing department.
You should book your appointment at least 5 working days before the licence is needed.
For details of the application fee payable, go to taxi fees.