Hackney carriage and private hire vehicles (taxis)

Hackney carriage and private hire vehicles (taxis)

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Hackney carriage and private hire licensing policy

 

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Fees

DBS disclosure

  • £32 plus DBS Fee (£38) 

 

Drivers licences/badge 

First application

  • £250 (including £80 initial application fee)

Renewal

  • £250 plus £15 DVLA check

Knowledge test / upgrade

  • £60 / Upgrade is £34

Replacement badge card

  • £4 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

Replacement card holder

  • £4 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

Lanyard

  • £1 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

Badge holder - dashcard

  • £1 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

 

Vehicles 

First application - Private hire

  • £180

First application - Hackney carriage

  • £180 (applications for hackney carriages are subject to a cap) plus £10 survey cost

Renewal - Private hire

  • £125

Renewal - Hackney Carriage

  • £125 (applications for hackney carriages are subject to a cap) plus £10 survey cost

First application - Executive hire

  • £80

Renewal - Executive hire

  • £70

Vehicle change

  • £45

Vehicle details change

  • £40

Replacement front plate

  • £9

Replacement rear plate

  •  £11

Transfer of licence

  • £17

Change of licensee details

  • £17

Duplicate licences

  • £1

 

Plate mounting kits, Pouches and ABO sign for vehicles

Flexi plate kit front

  • £5 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

Flexi plate kit rear

  • £6 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

Key and button set

  • £1.50 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

Extension brackets

  • £5.50 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

Quarterlight pouch

  • £2

Back rear bracket

  • £8.50 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

Back rear bracket kit

  • £3.50 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

Two quarterlight replacements

  • £2

Pouch for dashcard

  • £2 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

One dashcard replacement

  • £2 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

ABO sign (pair)

  • £5 (subject to increases to match suppliers prices)

Yellow security key

  • £0.30

High bond pad

  • £2

 

Operators 

Core fee (plus cost per vehicle)

  • £790

Cost per vehicle

  • £35

  

Private hire and hackney carriage testing

Vehicle test - new or renewal

  • £75 (inclusive of ministry and taxi test - VAT exempt)

Vehicle re-test

  • A flat-rate fee for vehicle re-tests of £10 - increasing by increments of £5 for each faulty item up to a maximum of £25

Limousines vehicle test (testing station does not to MOTs)

  • £25 (not VAT exempt)

If you have any questions or comments regarding the taxi trade in Chesterfield, you can contact the licensing department direct on 01246 345230 or email licensing@chesterfield.gov.uk.

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Taxi Policy 2023 PDF (PDF 608 KB)

Last updated on 18 December 2023