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 driver's licence

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

Hackney carriage vehicle licence

How to get a licence for your hackney carriage

Private hire vehicle licence

How to get a licence for your private hire vehicle

Private hire operators licence

How to get a private hire operators licence

Licence fees

How much it costs to operate and run hackney carriages and private hire vehicles

Online payments

You can pay for taxi licences using our online payments system

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

Complaints

How to complain about a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle