Taxi & private hire

Find out how to become a taxi or private hire licensee and find the latest notices for current drivers, plus advice and updates on legal requirements and consultations.

The private hire regulations have recently changed. You should familiarise yourself with the changes before submitting your application

Licence checker
Find out whether a private hire (minicab) driver, vehicle or operator is licensed
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 Report touting and illegal cab activity

Driver & operator licensing

Phone detailsPhone: 0343 222 4444

TfL call charges
08:00-18:00 Monday to Friday (closed on Bank Holidays)

Vehicle licensing

Phone detailsPhone: 0343 222 5555

TfL call charges
08:00-18:00 Monday to Friday (closed on Bank Holidays)
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