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Renew your vehicle licence

Find out how you can renew your vehicle licence

When to renew

We'll remind you when it's time to renew your licence, but it's your responsibility to apply to renew it.

You can renew your taxi vehicle licence within 30 days of the expiry date.

If you try to apply before, we won't be able to process your application, and you'll need to re-submit this within the 30 day time frame.

Before you renew

Before you renew your licence, your vehicle must pass a specific test (along with a VOSA MOT) carried out by one of our approved testing stations below:

Please also read our licensing conditions to make sure you meet the requirements of our renewal application.

Renew your licence

You can renew your vehicle licence online through registering for our My Account service.

You'll be able to view personalised information, including your renewal date and the details we hold for your licence.

Registering for an account is easy and will allow you to securely access our services 24/7.

To renew your vehicle licence you'll need:

  • a test certificate from one of our approved testing stations (and a valid VOSA MOT)
  • your insurance policy
  • a debit or credit card for the fee*

Renew your vehicle licence


The fees are:

  • private hire - £104 (plus £19 if new stickers are required)
  • hackney carriage - £109
  • special event - £104
  • hackney wheelchair - £115

What happens next?

If your renewal is successful, we'll send you a new vehicle licence. You'll receive this in the post.

Further information

For further guidance on 'My Account', please see our instructional video below: