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Luton Borough Council

Apply or renew a drivers licence

You can apply for a drivers licence online. You will need a debit or credit card to use this service.

Before you begin

A licence is required before any person can drive a private hire vehicle/hackney carriage (taxi).

The cost varies depending on:

  • whether it is a new application or you are renewing an existing one
  • over what period you're applying for (1, 2 or 3 years)
  • what type of licence you want

New private hire or hackney carriage licence fees are as follows:

  • 3 years £367.50
  • 2 years £262.50
  • 1 year £222.50

Renewal private hire or hackney carriage licence fees are as follows

  • 3 years £249
  • 2 years £210
  • 1 year £139

New dual (private hire and hackney carriage) licence fees are as follows:

  • 3 years £466
  • 2 years £361 1 year £321

Renewal dual (private hire and hackney carriage) licence fees are as follows:

  • 3 years £347
  • 2 years £308.50
  • 1 year £237.50

You will be required to pay online when submitting your application.

Apply or renew a full driver licence​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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  • the personal information we collect about you
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  • who your information may be shared with

To find out more, please visit our Private notice webpage.

 

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