Richmondshire District Council

Hackney and private hire fees and charges

The following fees and charges apply from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022:

Vehicle licences

Licence type Cost
Grant of new hackney carriage vehicle licence £411.00
Renewal of hackney carriage vehicle licence £343.00
Grant of new private hire vehicle licence £293.00
Renewal of private hire vehicle licence £225.00
Change of vehicle ownership £59.00
Transfer of plate to new car/variation £158.00
External licence plate (replacement) £31.00 each
Internal licence plate (replacement) £12.00 each
Door decal/side panels (replacement) £18.00 each
Tariff cards (replacement) £7.00
Paper licence (replacement) £13.00

Driver's licences

Type of licence Cost
Grant of new driver's licence (1year) £221.00
Grant of new driver's licence (3 years) £354.00
Renewal of driver's licence (1 year) £190.00
Renewal of driver's licence (3 years) £279.00
Driver knowledge test £38.00
Driver's badge (replacement) £19.00
Paper licence (replacement) £13.00
DBS verification fee £63.00

Private hire operators

Type of licence Cost
Grant of private hire operator licence (1 year) £270.00
Grant of private hire operator licence (5 years) £612.00
Renewal of private hire operator licence (1 year) £189.00
Renewal of private hire operator licence (5 years) £540.00
Variation of private hire operator licence £35.00
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