Apply for a Hackney Carriage vehicle licence
A Hackney Carriage vehicle can be hailed on the street and wait on a taxi rank. All new applications for this licence must be for a fully wheelchair accessible vehicle and Forest Heath District Council taxis must be yellow and black. A vehicle licence lasts for one year.
If you want to run a Hackney Carriage vehicle service then you will need a vehicle licence, each driver will also need a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire drivers licence.
To apply for a Forest Heath District Council Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence, please read and complete the following documents:
- Forest Heath Hackney Carriage Application form
- Forest Heath Fees
- Forest Heath Fare Card
- Forest Heath Council Driver and Vehicle Handbook
- St Edmundsbury Hackney Carriage Application form
- St Edmundsbury Fees
- St Edmundsbury Fare Card
- St Edmundsbury Council Driver and Vehicle Handbook
Does tacit authorisation apply?
No, this is because it is in the public interest that your application is fully processed before a licence is granted.