Once you have had your driver licence for nearly 12 months (or 3 years if applicable), we will remind you, in writing, to make an appointment at the Town Hall to renew your licence before it expires.

The taxi driver licence application form will be included with your reminder letter.

How to renew your drivers licence

To renew your taxi drivers licence please complete the online form below.

Apply for a renewal or replacement taxi drivers licence

You can download a copy of the Icon for pdf Taxi drivers licence application form [77.07KB] here and return to us at:

Licensing Services, Environmental Health Department, Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 2RL.

If you complete a paper copy please ensure you bring this with you to your appointment.

Renewal driver licence fees

You will need to pay a renewal fee at your appointment. We only accept payment of fees by credit or debit card.

Type of applicationHackney CarriagePrivate Hire
Renewal£90£90
Knowledge test£33£33
DBS disclosure£44£44

For other taxi fees please visit the taxi licence fees page.

Taxi licence fees

Please note: it will be your responsibility to ensure the licence is renewed prior its expiry, as we cannot renew a licence that has already expired.

Renewing your CRC and medical report form

Every three years you will need to submit a new Criminal Record Check application form to the Disclosure and Barring Service and obtain a new Icon for pdf medical report form [160.02KB] from your doctor.

We will remind you in writing when these are due.

Map Address Preston Town Hall

Town Hall, Lancaster Rd, Preston PR1 2RL