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Hackney Carriage (Taxi) and Private Hire Licensing Fees

To make payment in respect of any of the fees below, please make payment by Card by phoning our Customer Services team on 01243 534740.

Driver's Licence

Description

Fee

New Application - Hackney Carriage, Private Hire or Dual Licence

3 year - £312.00

Renewal Application - Hackney Carriage, Private Hire or Dual Licence

3 year - £285.00

Where an applicant wishes to submit an electronic application via the First Advantage online system, the applicant must arrange and pay the £52 direct to First Advantage.

£52.00 - paid online to First Advantage

DVLA Driving Licence Check - the check is undertaken by Licence Check Ltd trading as 'DAVIS' (Driver and Vehicle Information Solutions) who are the approved contractor

3 Years - £9.00

Knowledge Test - Hackney Carriage, Private Hire or Dual Licence

New - £41.00

Resit - £20.00


Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence

Description

Fee

New or Renewal Application Fee

£116.00
MOT and Fitness Test Package £79.45

MOT Test (Class 4) - if undertaken by Chichester Contract Services at Westhampnett Depot

MOT Test (Class 7) - if undertaken by Chichester Contract Services at Westhampnett Depot

£54.85

£58.60

Fitness Test - to be undertaken by Chichester Contract Services at Westhampnett Depot only

£35.45

Taximeter Test - to be undertaken by Chichester Contract Services at Westhampnett Depot only

£24.00


Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Description

Fee

New or Renewal Application Fee

£116.00
MOT and Fitness Test Package £79.45

MOT Test (Class 4)  - if undertaken by Chichester Contract Services at Westhampnett Depot

MOT Test (Class 7)  - if undertaken by Chichester Contract Services at Westhampnett Depot

£54.85

£58.60

Fitness Test - to be undertaken by Chichester Contract Services at Westhampnett Depot only

£35.45
Taximeter Test - only required if the vehicle has a meter. If required, to be undertaken by Chichester Contract Services at Westhampnett Depot only£24.00
Adhesive Door Signs (2 required per vehicle)  £6.00 each

Operator Licence

Description

Fee

New Application - 5 year

5 year - £696.00

Renewal Application - 5 year

5 year - £670.00


Sundry charges

Description

Fee

Replacement Driver Badge

£9.00

Replacement Vehicle Plate

£15.50

Transfer of Vehicle Ownership

£23.50

Replacement Private Hire Adhesive Door Sign

£6.00 each
Replacement paper part of any granted licence (Hackney Carriage or Private Hire)£10.50 per licence
Notification of change of address of any granted licence (Hackney Carriage or Private Hire)£10.50 per licence 
Notification of change of name of any granted licence (Hackney Carriage or Private Hire)£10.50 per licence 

 

Contact us

For further information and advice email contact@chichester.gov.uk. Alternatively, you can phone us on 01243 785166.