The fees and charges with effect from 1 April 2020.

Vehicle licence fees for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire

  • Vehicle licence for one year: £142.50

Vehicle inspection fees

  • Annual inspection - £78.85
  • Annual inspection re-test (within 10 working days) - £39.42
  • Annual inspection re-test (after 10 working days) - £72.85
  • Interim inspection - £39.42
  • Interim inspection re-test - £18.92

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)

  • Licence fee - £168

Temporary vehicles

Licensing of Temporary Vehicle following accident, etc. for 2 months: £61

Operator Licence

  • Operator – up to 5 vehicles – 5 year (standard duration): £552
  • Operator – over 5 vehicles – 5 year (standard duration): £1,100
  • Operator – up to 5 vehicles – 1 year (only when justified on case by case basis - S10 Deregulation Act 2015): £185
  • Operator – over 5 vehicles – 1 year (only when justified on case by case basis - S10 Deregulation Act 2015): £368

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 

  • Fee for Enhanced Check - £60 

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

  • Fee - £5

Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to DVLA.

Knowledge test

  • Fee - £67

Transfer of vehicle ownership

  • Fee - £25

Re-issues and amendments

  • Change of Ownership of Licenced Vehicle: £34
  • Reissue of vehicle licence following change of name/address: £14.50
  • Reissue of driver licence following change of name/address: £17.50
  • Reissue of operator licence following change of name/address: £12.50
  • Like for like copy of any paper part of licence only: £11.50 
  • Replacement plate: £20

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