Revised License Fees

13 February 2004
Fee Type Current Fee New Fee Licence Period
Taxi Driver Licence £241 £249 3 years
Taxi Driver Knowledge £100 £100 One-off
Taxi Licence £140 £146 1 year
Private Hire Operator Application £619 £637 5 years
Private Hire Operator Licence (Small) £500 £500 5 years
Private Hire Operator Licence (Standard) £1,459 £1,510 5 years
Private Hire Driver Application £131 £157 3 years
Private Hire Driver Licence £87 £105 3 years

The increases in respect of the taxi trade have been included in the cost of living index used to set the forthcoming rise in taxi fares

Transport for London has also authorised the making of private hire vehicle regulations, which includes the following application and licence fees. The effective date for the introduction of private hire vehicle licensing will be announced separately.

Fee Type Current Fee New Fee Licence Period
Private Hire Vehicle Application None £75 1 year
Private Hire Vehicle Licence None £25 1 year

Roy Ellis
Head of the Public Carriage Office

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