How do I renew my taxi or private hire driver's licence? If you wish to renew your current licence, you need to book an appointment and complete a renewal application. Renewal taxi driver licence applicants must have completed the necessary mandatory periodic training. Fees. In order to renew your taxi driver licence all applicants are required to: The completed Renewal of Taxi and/or Private Hire (combined) drivers licence application form [764.2KB] and the relevant fee [159.63KB]. The nidirect privacy notice applies to any information you send on this feedback form. A list of taxi driver licence fees can be found below. The cost of this will be met by Leicester City Council for existing drivers but new applicants will be charged an additional £20 when they first apply for a taxi driver’s licence. For queries or advice about criminal record checks, email, Application and payment queries can be emailed to The training must have been delivered by a training provider authorised by the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) for this purpose and at least 3.5 hours must have been Disability Awareness training. Private hire vehicles (PHVs) are also subject to the Congestion Charge and Ultra Low Emission Zone. Customer guidance is available at: To find out how personal information you send to PTLD will be handled when using this service. You must make sure all checks, documentation and application forms are complete and up to date. Passengers travelling within the vehicle must use a face-covering unless they have a medical condition preventing the use of face coverings. Apply or renew online. Taxi licences Following specialist opinion from Public Health, drivers who are licensed with City of Wolverhampton Council are advised that they should wear a face-covering at all times when passengers are inside their vehicle. First time applicants and those renewing their licence more than two years after expiry of last licence must have passed a taxi driver practical test. [CDATA[//>