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Taxi licence application timescales

Coronavirus: Licensing - Taxis

Please see latest COVID-19 advice for taxi drivers.

Please don't contact us unless you've been waiting longer than the time we say it should take. See our timescales for:

Application for a new driver licence

When all your tests have been passed and if everything is in order we give you your licence and badge within 2 working days or longer at busy times.

Application for a new vehicle licence

When all your tests have been passed and if everything is in order we give you your licence and badge within 2 working days or longer at busy times.

Application to renew a driver licence

When all your tests have been passed and if everything is in order we give you your licence and badge within 2 working days or longer at busy times.

Application to renew a vehicle licence

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