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HC/PH vehicle renewal

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.


Hackney carriage and private hire vehicle renewal application forms will be send out to owners one month before the licence is due to expire.


The appropriate fee will be printed on the renewal application.

Application form

Processing & timescales

We aim to process your application within 2 days, however at peak times it may take us longer.


Before a licence is issued the vehicle must have a valid certificate of compliance and insurance.

Validity & renewals

12 months


Contact Taxi Licensing in the first instance.