Taxis & Private Hire Licensing

Taxis & Private Hire Licensing

Taxis & Private Hire licensing

The Licensing Authority is responsible for setting conditions and issuing licences for hackney carriage and private hire vehicles to ensure that they are safe and comfortable and that their drivers are fit and proper persons as stated in the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976.

How to Apply

The Licensing Authority has adopted a taxi licensing policy which contains information on how to apply for a licence and also conditions specifications and conditions for vehicles, drivers and operators. It is essential that you read the policy before making an application.

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Friday 9am - 12am  / 1pm - 3pm