The fees and charges with effect from 1 April 2012.

Vehicle licence fees for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire

  • Vehicles less than three years old - £80
  • Vehicles three to five years old - £130
  • Vehicles more than five years old - £140

Vehicle inspection fees

  • Annual inspection - £72.85
  • Annual inspection re-test (within 10 working days) - £36.42
  • Annual inspection re-test (after 10 working days) - £72.85
  • Interim inspection - £36.42
  • Interim inspection re-test - £18.21

These are paid directly to one of our approved garages.

If a driver does not attend a vehicle inspection the test fee may be forfeited at the discretion of the garage.

Drivers Licence (Valid for three years)

  • Application Fee- £25.00
  • Licence Fee - £160

Operator Licence (valid for three years)

  • Operator Licence A (one to six vehicles) - £270
  • Operator Licence B (seven to 12 vehicles) - £600
  • Operator Licence C (more than 12 vehicles) - £945

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 

  • Fee  for Enhanced Check- £44 

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

  • Fee - £5

Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to DVLA.

Knowledge test

  • Fee - £65

Transfer of vehicle ownership

  • Fee - £25

Replacement plate

  • Fee - £25

All payments (unless otherwise stated) must be made by card by phoning us on 01634 337 108.