Apply for a Private Hire vehicle licence
A Private hire vehicle:
Before you apply, please ensure you have these documents saved and ready to upload during the online process:
We will check your vehicles' MOT details online. Your MOT Certificate must be dated less than 30 days at the time you submit your application.
Once you have submitted your application and it has been validated, you will be contacted to arrange your FDC Compliance inspection.
When you bring your vehicle to the test, please ensure:
If your vehicle needs retesting following failure of the compliance inspection, the re-test fee is £40.00.
Once you are ready to apply, please click on the relevant link below to submit your new application and pay the fee.
Please note: The fee for your new application will also include the FDC Compliance inspection. There is an additional charge of £45 for New licensed vehicles requiring plate and bracket.
Following validation of your application and satisfactory results of any checks, we will produce your new vehicle plate and send this along with the issue letter to your home address. A copy of your paper licence will be emailed to you. Could we please remind you that all expired plates must be returned to us as soon as possible.