Fees and how to apply
Please read the guidance notes carefully before you apply and contact Licensing if you have any questions.
The application fee for all new or existing Hackney carriage or private hire vehicle licence is £160 annually. All new applications must be for vehicles that are under five years old.
How to apply
You can apply online for a vehicle licence (if you are a licensed driver with Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council)
Alternatively, we can send you an application form, to print off and return to us: contact Licensing
Hackney carriage or private hire vehicles that are already licensed will be sent an application form and invoice automatically one month before the existing licence expires.
Checklist of what you need to provide with your application
You must bring the following original documents to the council offices at Hinckley Hub when applying for a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle licence:
- A valid insurance certificate
- The V5C registration document for the vehicle or proof of ownership
- A valid MOT certificate
- The fee or a receipt showing you have paid
Please note: This also applies to electric Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV).
Time period for the council to normally approve the application
If you have not heard from us within that time period
Please contact Licensing
Complaints concerning the process
In the first instance, please contact Licensing
Last updated: 13/07/2021 16:05