Hackney carriage or private hire vehicle licence

Apply for a new licence

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
  • payment of the application fee – for details, go to taxi licensing fees

Taxi licence – new, renewal or replacement vehicle

Contact us

You can contact our Licensing team if you have questions about your application.

Licensing team
Thurrock Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, RM17 6SL.

: licensing@thurrock.gov.uk