Taxi vehicle licence

A vehicle licence is made out to the owner of the vehicle and any individuals that have an interest in that vehicle.  You do not need to be a licensed driver to hold a vehicle licence but you do have to be a licensed driver in order to drive the vehicle.

Fees

Please download the list of fees below.

How to apply

To apply for a vehicle licence you will need:

  • Registration Document (V5 log book)    
  • Valid Insurance Certificate  
  • Valid MOT certificate     
  • Meter Calibration Certificate  

  • Vehicle compliance test

You will also need to book a vehicle compliance test. To book please contact us.

Temporary vehicle licence

If a licensed vehicle is replaced temporarily, then the licence can be transferred to a replacement vehicle. In these circumstances hire companies and licence holders should contact their relevant Licensing Section for guidance on how to proceed.   

Lewes District Council Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Guidance

Lewes District Council Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Guidance
Summary: Download the Taxi licensing policy for Lewes District Council
File Size: 361KB
Type: Files / Images
Created: 05 September 2017
Last Modified: 01 October 2019

Eastbourne Borough Council's Licensing Committee have adopted new Guidance (see below).  This Guidance comes into effect from 1st December 2019.  This Guidance will have a phased implemented over a six month period from December 2019.

Fees

Please download the list of fees below.

How to apply

To apply for a vehicle licence you will need:

  • Registration Document (V5 log book) 

  • Valid Insurance Certificate

  • Valid MOT certificate

  • Meter Calibration Certificate

  • Vehicle compliance test

Apply online

You can apply by using our contact usform.

Apply by post

Please download and complete the form below.

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