Hackney carriage vehicle licence

A hackney carriage must -

  • hold an M1 European Whole Vehicle Type Approval Certificate
  • hold an M1 National Level Low Volume Type Approval Certificate
  • be in a manufacturers' single standard factory colour
  • be fitted with a calendar controlled meter
  • be no more than 8 years old

Once licensed, a vehicle can be renewed until it is no more than 14 years old.

Application forms and guidance.

Use the form below to submit a query regarding a Hackney Carriage Vehicle licence.

Licence and permit queries

Use the form below to submit a Replacement Vehicle application.

Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Replacement Vehicle

Use the form below to submit a Vehicle Grant application.

Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Grant

Use the form below for Additional Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence.

Additional Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence