Transfer to a hackney driver licence

Find out how to cancel your existing private hire driver's licence and replace it with a hackney licence.

If you are a private hire driver and want to cancel your existing licence and replace it with a hackney driver's licence, please complete the transfer licence online form below.

When completing the form, you will need to:

  • Upload a colour image of the front of your DVLA photocard
  • Pay the required fee by card

By applying for a licence, you are providing consent for the Council to undertake an online DVLA record check.

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Receiving your new licence and badges

Once the application and all required documents are processed, a new licence document will be issued as a PDF via email. Your declared private hire operator, if they accept via email, will also receive a copy of the licence. 

The email will contain instructions for collecting your badges.

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