Your application needs renewing every 3 years. You will be sent the relevant documents at least 1 month before your renewal date. If you lose them you can download the following:



Attachments required

Passport size photograph (only if your appearance has changed).

How long does it take?

2 working days

Validity & renewals

3 years. Once the licence has expired it cannot be renewed and a new application should be submitted. Your DBS disclosure and Medical are valid for 3 years.

When an application is made to the licensing authority for the grant of a new or renewal of a private hire or hackney carriage driver's licence, the licensing authority will check the NR3 (Natoinal Anti-Fraud Network Register of Taxi Licence Refusuals and Revocations).


Please contact taxi licensing in the first instance.