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Luton Borough Council

Apply or renew a vehicle licence

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

Before you start

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Please make sure you know what type of vehicle licence you wish to apply/renew.

Hackney carriages, more commonly known as 'black cabs', can be hailed or flagged down in the street but you would usually see them in taxi ranks.

Whereas private hire vehicles require pre-bookings in advance, via a private hire operator.

The cost for both new and renewals is a set fee which you will be required to pay online when submitting your application.

The cost for a private hire vehicle licence is £322.10. The cost for a hackney carriage vehicle licence is £322.10.

Apply or renew a full vehicle licence

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

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


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