Apply for a licence
To apply for private hire or hackney carriage licence, you will need to download and complete the relevant forms, then post to one of the following addresses.
Private hire driver, private hire operator and private hire vehicle applications
Wrexham Industrial Estate
All other applications
Public Protection Services
Hackney carriage drivers licence
Hackney carriage vehicle licence
Private hire driver's licence
Private hire vehicle licence
Private hire operator's licence
Policy statement: disclosure information
Criminal Record checks are required for private hire and hackney drivers, private hire operators and motor salvage operators.
Our policy statement explains how disclosure information is handled, used, stored and disposed of.
Wheelchair accessible vehicles
List of available vehicles designated for the purposes of section 165 of the Equality Act 2010.
|Hackney carriage license – (new and renewal)||£185|
|Private hire licence – (new and renewal)||£205|
|Private hire (wheelchair accessible) – (new and renewal)||£185|
|Private hire (Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles) suitability assessment||£63|
|Missed test appointment||£25|
|Transfer of ownership||£40|
Excluding plates, brackets, platforms and window signs. See prices for these below.
|Hackney carriage - new 3 year||£314|
|Hackney carriage - renewal 3 year||£275|
|Private hire - new 3 year||£319|
|Private hire - renewal 3 year||£280|
Applicants pay Taxiplus direct for DBS and DVLA checks. The cost of this is deducted from the fee.
|1 to 9 vehicles 5 year - new||£550|
|10 vehicles and above 5 year - new||£1,573|
|1 to 9 vehicles 5 year - renewal||£508|
|10 vehicles and above 5 year - renewal||£1,540|
|Bracket - clear||£10|
|Bracket - black||£13|
|Drivers ID card||£5|
|Drivers badge pocket||£1|
Requires 1 x plate, platform and bracket.
Requires 2 x plates, platforms, brackets and window signs.
Existing platforms, brackets and window signs may be reused on renewal.