You must be registered to vote by 26 November if you want to vote in the general election on the 12 December. Remember, you only need to register once, not for every election.

Renewing taxi and private hire vehicle driver licence

We normally send licensed drivers a renewal reminder letter around 2 months before the expiry of their licence.

You can download a renewal application form. The fee to renew a licence for three years is £281.

You may also need to provide a medical form and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application. To check, contact us using General Enquiries.

Laws and regulation

Licences to act as the driver of a hackney carriage/private hire vehicle are issued under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 and Town Police Clauses Act 1847.