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HC/PH - change vehicle registration

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.


If you change the registration number of your hackney carriage or private hire vehicle you should notify us and your records will be updated and new id plates issued.



Application form & guidance notes

Change vehicle registration

Attachments required

The log book V5C (vehicle registration document). This must be the original document and in your name and current address.

Processing & timescales

2 working days

Validity & renewals

Until the original expiry date.


Please contact taxi licensing in the first instance.