Taxi and Hackney Carriage Licences

Hackney carriage driver's licence

A hackney carriage is more commonly called a taxi and can be hailed at a hackney carriage rank or in the street.

Private hire (minicab) vehicle licence

Private hire vehicles are vehicles that cannot be hailed from the street, and all journeys must be pre-booked.

Licence fees

Find out about all fees linked to the operating and running of taxis and Hackney carriages.

Applying for private hire operators licence

Find out what you need to apply for an operators licence.

Conditions of the licence

Check out the conditions required to be granted an operators licence.

Licensing committee

The Licensing committee is responsible for taxi licensing

Licensing committee meeting minutes

If you would like to check what happened at previous meetings you can do in the minutes, agendas and reports section

Licensing committee meetings timetable

Find out when the next committee meeting is. 

Advice for passengers

As a passenger you may need advice about what your rights are or how to handle a taxi related situation.