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Overview

To drive a taxi you will need a hackney carriage drivers licence and drive a licensed hackney carriage vehicle.

Hackney carriage driver licence

If you want to drive a taxi you will need to apply for a hackney carriage driver licence.

Hackney carriage vehicle licence

If you want to licence a vehicle as a taxi you will need to apply for a hackney carriage vehicle licence.

Renew your licence

You will need to apply to renew your licence before it expires.  The licensing service will try to remind licence holders when their licence is due to expire.  However it is the responsibility of each driver to re-apply for their licence before it expires.

What you need to do to renew your hackney carriage driver licence.

What you need to do to renew your renew your hackney carriage vehicle licence.