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HC/PH recent driving or criminal conviction

On 28th February 2022 a meeting of Full Council approved the following amendment to the emissions section of the Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Policy. 

This Council extend the introduction of the emission date from 1st April 2022 to 1st October 2022 and amends the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy 2019-22 accordingly.

Any vehicles that are coming to end of life (7 years for private hire vehicle and 10 years for hackney carriage vehicle) will come off the road, in line with the end of life age limit, before the 1st October 2022.

The cost of renewal will be £69, details will be sent out to those drivers affected in due course.


It is a condition of private hire driver licence to notify us by email/or in writing within 7 days of initial receipt of any documentation regarding driving offences, criminal convictions or cautions.


There is no charge.

Application form & guidance notes

Guidance to convictions
Recent driving or criminal conviction notification

Attachments required

Letter of explanation for example; copy of court print out / Police or Solicitor letter.


Please contact Taxi Licensing in the first instance.