Licence Fees

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Charges

SINGLE STATUS DRIVER 
First Grant (max 3 year licence)£202.00​
First Grant – inc DBS (max 3 year licence£246.00
Renewal (max 3 year licence)£184.00
Renewal – inc DBS (max 3 year licence)£228.00
Replacement Badges£12.75
VEHICLE LICENCE  
Grant & Renewals 1 year – Hackney Carriages ++   ##£237.00
Grant & Renewals 1 year – Private Hire ++   ##£239.00
Temporary Transfer (Licence issued for a maximum of 2 months)£93.50
Replacement Vehicle Plate (each)£19.00
Replacement Bracket (each)£19.00
Replacement Door Stickers Private Hire (Pair)£25.00
Replacement internal plate  £12.75
​Transfer of Existing Licence​£30.00
Replacement or duplicate paper licence or other document£6.50
Change to Personalised Number Plate£55.50
PRIVATE HIRE OPERATOR 
Grant / Renewal Private Hire Operator (1 year Licence)£288.00
​Grant / Renewal Private Hire Operator (5 years Licence) ​£576.00
Replacement or duplicate paper licence or other document£6.50
LOWERHOUSE LANE DEPOT VEHICLE TESTING FEES  
Hackney Carriage & Private Hire 
Vehicle test fee£61.50
Vehicle retest fee£24.50
Vehicle test un-notified cancellation fee£23.50

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire - ++Includes Taximeter Sealing Fee

Owners of Private Hire Vehicles that are not equipped with meters may apply for the meter charge to be discounted from the annual licence fee ## Unless part of a single transaction involving a simultaneous grant in which case £29.00 

Licence fees other than Hackney Carriage and Private Hire charges 

STREET TRADING 
First Grant & Renewal £406.00
Additional Vehicle (per vehicle)£202.00
'Static' First Grant£468.00
Change of vehicle£31.00
Daily fee for Temporary Extension of Existing Consent (Max 5 per year) £69.00
Daily fee for Temporary Consent (Max 5 per year) £104.50​
Hawkers etc Cheshire County Council Act £245.00
House to House Collections Nil
Street Collections Nil
Scrap Metal Dealers £205.00
Sex Shops, Sex Cinemas and Sex Entertainment Venues 1,512.50
Licensing Act 2003 See Councils website
Gambling Act 2005 See Councils website
Hypnotism Nil
Performing Animals Nil

Note - the fee charged for items marked * will be increased by the cost of any fees paid out for specialist reports required before a Licence is granted plus 15%