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HC/PH - apply for a hackney carriage vehicle licence

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.

All applications for a vehicle licence issued by the licensing authority shall be made on the specified application form supplied by the Licensing Team.

The application form must be signed by the vehicle proprietor in all instances.

All applications for renewal are only dealt with in person at the Licensing Office during the allocated times.  If the application is not submitted before the expiry, the licence will lapse and a new application will be required.

Application forms and documents