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Taxi Licensing Fees

1 April 2021 - 31 March 2022

* Denotes VAT applicable

Driver Badge (3 Year Licence)

VAT

New Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver's Licence

£195 N/A

Renewal of Driver's Licence

£175 N/A

Replacement of Lost or Damaged Driver's Badge/Licence

£25 N/A

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Enquiry

£70 N/A

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) (If subscribed to the DBS Update Service)

£20 N/A

Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) History Check

£7 (Per Year) N/A

Essential Skills Assessment

£30 N/A

Essential Skills Assessment - Group Coaching Session (Optional)

£42 N/A

Essential Skills Assessment - 1:1 Coaching Session (Optional)

£75 N/A

Essential Skills Assessment Re-Sit

£30 N/A

 Driver Badge (1 Year Licence)

(Special Circumstances Only)

New Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver's Licence

£90 N/A

Renewal of Driver's Licence

£69 N/A

Contract Driver's Licence

Contract Driver's (3 year Licence) plus DBS & DVLA costs as advertised. This licence is free if licensed with St Helens.  £60  N/A

Vehicle

Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Proprietor's Licence (12 Months)

£265 N/A

Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Proprietor's Licence (6 Months)

£170 N/A

Replacement Plate

£14 Each N/A

Replacement Bracket & Fittings Pack

£21 Each N/A

Full Vehicle Test

£54 N/A

Vehicle Re-Test

£27 N/A

Vehicle Safety Check

£24 N/A

Replacement Vehicle Stickers (Pack)

£15 N/A
Replacement Internal Disc

£11

N/A

Application For Commercial Advertising

£45*

£7.50

Change to Personalised Number Plate

£57

N/A

Vehicle Transfer

£58

N/A

 Operators (5 Year Licence) 

Licence for 1 Vehicle

£600 N/A

Vehicles (2-5)

£925 N/A

Vehicles (6-15)

£1,399 N/A

Vehicles (16-30)

£1,820 N/A

Vehicles (31-60)

£2,247 N/A

Vehicles (61-100)

£2,730 N/A

Vehicles (101+)

£3,570 N/A

Additional Premises

£550 N/A

Additional Name to Operator's Licence

£40 N/A

 Operators (1 Year Licence)

(Not available on General Release)

Licence for 1 Vehicle

£135 N/A

Vehicles (2-5)

£195 N/A

Vehicles (6-15)

£295 N/A

Vehicles (16-30)

£375 N/A

Vehicles (31-60)

£460 N/A

Vehicles (61-100)

£570 N/A

Vehicles (101+)

£730 N/A

Additional Premises

£550 N/A

Additional Name to Operator's Licence

£45 N/A

Miscellaneous  

Copy of ANY Licence or Other Documents

£15-£20* £3-4

Failure to Attend Appointment (without reason or four hours' notice)

£8* £1.60

Application for a Medical Exemption

£40* £8

Solicitor and RTA Enquiry Response (if applicable - per hour)

£68* £13

Administration Fee

£45* £7.50