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

You will need to create an account with MyAccount (if you haven’t already) to be able to fill in the form below.

Apply online for a Hackney carriage or private hire vehicle licence

Transport Depot
Abbey Road
Wrexham Industrial Estate
LL13 9PW

All other applications

Public Protection Services
Lambpit Street
LL11 1AR

Application forms

Hackney carriage vehicle licence

You will need to create an account with MyAccount (if you haven’t already) to be able to fill in the form below.

Apply online for a Hackney carriage or private hire vehicle 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.

Badge PlateNameVehicle RegistrationVehicle MakeVehicle ModelVehicle ColourVehicle ModificationsVehicle Passengers
HCV001Joseph Samuel RobertsMX19WMYFordTourneo CustomBlueWheelchair accessible8
HCV004Wrexham & PrestigeSF16BWAPeugeotEuro 7 Taxi Wheelchair accessible7
HCV007Stephen O'KeefeSF14EENPeugeotE7 XS PlusRedWheelchair accessible7
HCV008Stuart George Edward RobertsSF18SRYFordAllied ProcabBlackWheelchair accessible 
HCV015John Grenville O'KeefeH15JOKLTITX4BlackWheelchair accessible5
HCV017Yellow CarsSF17HHDFordTourneo CustomWhiteWheelchair accessible 
HCV019Seye Mashouqullah HiderySF19KFPFordProcabBlackWheelchair accessible7
HCV025John Anthony Wayne JonesAP07CABFordTourneo CustomWhiteWheelchair accessible8
HCV032Wrexham & PrestigeSF64DWEPeugeotEuro 7 TaxiBlackWheelchair accessible7
HCV040Stephen O'KeefeSF14BNOPeugeotExport E7BlueWheelchair accessible7
HCV046Yellow CarsTX06CABFordTourneo CustomWhiteWheelchair accessible8
HCV047Daniel James JonesDN14ZBFCitroenLe Cab Noir TaxiWhiteWheelchair accessible7
HCV060Joseph Samuel RobertsDT66HZVVauxhallVivaroBlueWheelchair accessible8
HCV061Craig Brian TurnbullSF61KKYPeugeotEuro 7 TaxiSilverWheelchair accessible7
HCV063Anthony Gordon BagnallHW63PFVRenaultTraficSilverWheelchair accessible8
HCV070Barry WilsonDS69CSUVauxhallVivaro Combi CDTI S/SWhiteWheelchair accessible8
HCV071Mark Anthony DanielsSF67HXPFordTourneo CustomBlueWheelchair accessible7
HCV080Yellow CarsSF19JLVFordTourneo CustomBlackWheelchair accessible6
HCV090Diana Laurine WeedonSF09GOJFiatTW220 Euro TaxiBlackWheelchair accessible7
HCV666John Grenville O'Keefe458JOKLTITX4BlackWheelchair accessible5
PHV086Mark A CoatesFJ16BTFMercedes-BenzSprinterSilverTail lift8
PHV093Christopher Ronald Valentine (Valentine Travel Solutions Ltd)V7VTSFordTransit 100 17-seat RWDWhiteTail lift8
PHV161Mark A CoatesFJ16BTYMercedes-BenzSprinterSilverTail lift8
PHV163Mark A CoatesFJ16BTOMercedes-BenzSprinterSilverTail lift8
PHV166Barry WilsonOV66MRXFordTourneo ConnectWhiteWheelchair accessible5
PHV218Philip Mathew LongSF18CFMFordTourneo ConnectBlueWheelchair accessible5
PHV288Christopher Ronald ValentineJ444VTSRenaultMaster BusWhiteWheelchair accessible8
PHV293Mark A CoatesMJ20FGDPeugeotBoxerWhiteWheelchair accessible8
PHV374Kevan BeardmoreLL14UKNMercedes-BenzSprinterBlackTail lift8
PHV380Wrexham & PrestigeGN12ANFIvecoDaily BusSilverTail lift8
PHV403Mark CoatesAE09GWCPeugeotBoxerBlueWheelchair accessible8

Licence fees

Hackney carriage or private hire license – new£285
Hackney carriage or private hire license – renewal£270
Private hire (Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles) suitability assessment£75
Missed test appointment£35
Transfer of ownership£45

Excluding plates, brackets, platforms and window signs. See prices for these below.

Hackney carriage or private hire - new 3 year£295
Hackney carriage or private hire - renewal 3 year£265

Fee no longer includes cost of the Knowledge Test, DBS and DVLA checks. 

Private hire operators
1 to 9 vehicles, 5 year - new£615
10 vehicles and above, 5 year - new£1,710
1 to 9 vehicles, 5 year - renewal£595
10 vehicles and above, 5 year - renewal£1,695
Miscellaneous items
Vehicle plate£9
Bracket - clear£10
Bracket - black£13
Window sign£7
Drivers badge£4
Drivers ID card£5
Drivers badge pocket£1

Hackney carriage

Requires 1 x plate, platform and bracket.

Private hire

Requires 2 x plates, platforms, brackets and window signs.


Existing platforms, brackets and window signs may be reused on renewal.

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