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Apply for or renew a private hire vehicle licence

Renew a private hire vehicle licence

To renew your private hire vehicle licence, you will need:

  • the correct fee payable by credit or debit card
  • a certificate of insurance covering the passenger for hire and third party risks, valid for the date the licence is due to begin
  • vehicle registration document V5
  • MOT test certificate (required when 12 months old) valid for the date the licence is due to commence
  • mechanical test certificate, passed within the last month

Start your application

To make this application you will need to:

  1. click the button below, create an account, or log in to the licensing portal
  2. after logging in select 'licensing' from the left hand side menu 
  3. select taxis and private hire
  4. you can then select the licence to apply for or renew

Renew your private hire vehicle licence