Apply for a dual taxi and private hire driver badge

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If you plan to drive both a taxi and a private hire vehicle, you can apply for a dual badge.

The dual badge costs £525.00. The application process involves elements of both the private hire driver licence and the Hackney Carriage driver licence applications.

To apply for a dual badge, you will need to complete the following steps:

The prices for private hire operator licences vary depending on the number of vehicles you have on your register. The prices below are valid until 31 March 2025.

Number of vehicles3 year licence
Up to 1 Vehicle£215.00
2 – 5 Vehicles£365.00
6– 12 Vehicles£660.00
13 – 25 Vehicles£1200.00
26 -  50 Vehicles£2570.00
51+ Vehicles£2760.00

Renewal fees

Our licence fees are valid until 31 March 2021. The fee you pay depends on the length of your licence.

Licence length Renewal fee
Three year  £400