How to transfer your Hackney carriage or private hire vehicle to a new owner.

If you sell or transfer your vehicle you need to let us know in writing within 14 days.  We'll need to know the name and address of the new owner.

New owners

If you're the new owner of a taxi vehicle, you can apply by post or email.

You'll need to send us:

Email your application and scans or photographs of the supporting documents to

We'll contact you by telephone to make payment.

Or post your application to Licensing Team, (Temple Street), Bristol City Council, PO Box 3399, Bristol BS1 9NE. You'll need to send us a cheque payable to 'Bristol City Council'.

You can't take your application to the Citizen Service Point at this time. This is because of coronavirus.

If you want someone else to discuss your application or licence with us on your behalf, you'll need to give us written permission.

How much it costs

It costs £47 to transfer ownership of a taxi vehicle.