We are responsible for the licensing of hackney carriage drivers and vehicles, and private hire drivers, vehicles and operators.

You must have the relevant drivers licence and a relevant vehicle licence to drive a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle.

Private hire operators must also have the relevant operator licence.

Taxi driver licences
Apply for or renew a hackney carriage or private hire licence.
Taxi operator licences
Apply for or renew a taxi operator licence.
Taxi vehicle licences
Apply, renew, replace, transfer or surrender your vehicle licence.
Taxi licence fees
List of taxi licence application fees.
Taxi fares, ranks and accessibility
Find fare prices, taxi rank locations and access for wheelchair passengers.
Taxi complaints and compliments
How to make a complaint or compliment.
Taxi committee
About hearings at the Taxi and Miscellaneous Sub-Committee.
Taxi policy and practice
About our Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy.
Taxi trade liaison meetings
About our meetings, including future meeting dates.