Taxi & private hire

Learn more about how to become a taxi or private hire licensee.

Licensing requirement changes from 1 July 2024

Find information and guidance in our notice on the new requirements (PDF 196KB).

Licensing TPH landing page
Ranks, regulation & policy tph landing page
Be Cabwise
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Enforcement & compliance tph landing page
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Licensee self-reporting

Report any arrest and release, charge, caution or conviction within 48 hours.

Contact us about vehicle licensing

We're open 08:00-18:00 Monday to Friday
(excl. Bank Holidays).



 Charges apply 0343 222 5555

Contact us about driver licensing

Licence checker
Find out whether a private hire (minicab) driver, vehicle or operator is licensed
Report it

 Report touting and illegal cab activity