Hackney carriage and private hire vehicle licence
Please ensure that you read through the requirements of our policies before purchasing a vehicle.
We will not be responsible if you purchase a vehicle which is not compliant with our policy.
- Making an application
Once you have applied online you will need to send us the following original documents:
Registration document (V5 log book)
Valid insurance certificate, which permits you to either to ply for hire or work in a private hire capacity, whichever is applicable to your application.
Please post these documents to:
The Licensing Partnership
PO Box 182
Alternatively you may deliver the documents to our Sevenoaks offices.
You will also need to book a vehicle compliance test. Please call us on 01732 227004 to arrange.
Temporary Vehicle Licence
If a licensed vehicle is replaced temporarily for up to 2 months because of damage to it then the fee will be £99 to test and licence the replacement vehicle and a further £99 to test and re-licence the original vehicle, a total fee of £198 (Sevenoaks District).
Our Licensing Team is available between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday. Other staff will take a message outside of these hours (during our usual opening times) and our Licensing Team should respond to you the next working day.
P.O. Box 182
Call: 01732 227004