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Taxi Licensing

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Information on Taxi Licencing for new and current applicants
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There are two types of Taxis-

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire

  • A hackney carriage can be hired on a rank, be hailed in the street or booked through an operator.
  • A private hire can only be booked through an operator.

The Driver, Operator and Vehicle must be licenced by the same authority.

All applications can be completed online


Variation of Hackney Carriage Tariff 

Variation notice (PDF)


Changes from April 2022

Changes when dealing with taxi, private hire or scrap metal licence applications from April 2022


Information on Covid-19

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