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Essential maintenance — Our Public Access (planning system) will be unavailable from 10:00pm on 19 November for a short period of time

Taxis and private hire


How to apply for a licence to be a driver of a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle

Hackney carriage vehicles

How to apply to licence a hackney carriage vehicle

Private hire vehicles

How to apply to licence a private hire vehicle

Private hire operators

How to apply for a private hire operators licence

Special event vehicles

How to licence a special event vehicle such as a wedding car

Wheelchair accessible vehicles

Information on how to book a wheelchair accessible taxi


How to make a complaint about a taxi driver or operator

Licensing procedures and conditions

How we regulate taxi's, and the conditions you must follow as a taxi driver or operator

Right to licence check

You need to prove your right to work in the UK before we can issue a licence - find out what you need to provide