Renew a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver Licence

Renew a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver Licence

Please note the form will time out after 10 minutes of activity. Please ensure you have all the documents listed below to hand and that you have generated your DVLA licence check code. 

Before you begin this form please download the guidance document

You will also need a D4 Group 2 Medical. This needs to be completed by a doctor at the general practice where you are registered or a doctor that has access to you FULL medical records. There will be an opportunity to upload this to your application however you can also supply this at a later date if you do not have it now. It must be supplied before your licence will be issued.  

You will need the following before starting this form

  • Passport and where applicable your visa or written proof of right to work. If you are on a visa you will also need to supply the 9 digit check code for us to check your status online, this can be obtained from
  • Driving Licence
  • 8 digit DVLA check code, which can be obtained from - Please do this before starting to complete the form and make a note of it ensuring you get the capital letters in the right place. 
  • Proof of address such as a bank statement or utility bill
  • Proof of national insurance number such as a letter from HMRC
  • DBS certificate if you have the online update service. 
  • Medical, if it has been completed
  • Photo of yourself.

The cost of the 3 year licence is £200.00 plus £5.00 to check your DVLA driving licence. If you are required to complete a paper DBS application there will be an additional cost of £45.00 which will be when the Licensing Team contact you to arrange completion of the paper application. 

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