Drivers, vehicles and operators and how to apply.

The way you apply for taxi and private hire licences is changing

On 9 January 2023, you will be able to:

  • apply for all licences online
  • contact us using an online form

Find our pdf overview of the changes (441 KB) .

More details will be available on our website, and sent to existing licensees.


Apply for a new driver licence

Renew your driver licence

Change of circumstances

DBS check

DVLA check

Medical examination

Taxi driver tests and certificates


Apply for a new vehicle licence

Transferring a taxi vehicle

Renew your vehicle licence

Taxi vehicle inspection testing


Apply for an operator licence

Licence and policy information

Licence and policy information

Equality survey

Take part in our taxi driver equality monitoring survey.

This will help us know if possible policy changes might affect different groups of licence holders in different ways.

All replies to this survey are anonymous.

If you cannot find what you need on these pages, you can contact us.

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