FOI request detail

Freedom of Information request - New licences

Request ID: FOI-2265-2122
Date published: 19 January 2022

You asked

Please inform me of the number of new (not renewal) taxi green badge, taxi yellow badge & Private hire driver licences issued in 2019 2020 2021

We answered

Our ref: FOI-2265-2122/GH

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 6 January 2022 asking for information about taxi and private hire driver licensing.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and our information access policy. I can confirm we hold the information you have requested.

The information you requested is contained within the following table:
Year Taxi Green Badge New Licences Taxi Yellow Badge New Licences Private Hire Drivers New Licences
2019 406 53 16,486
2020 218 15 7,411
2021 235 14 3,553

We also provide a range of licensing information on our website at the following location:

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for some reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

Graham Hurt
FOI Case Officer
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London

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