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HC/PH Vehicle Licence application.

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Use this form to apply for or renew a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle licence for taxis in Stoke-on-Trent.

It is your responsibility to get permission from your proposed base before submitting this application. If there are any objections from a base you will have to submit and pay for another application.

Before completing your application please ensure that your vehicle complies with the Taxi Policy & Conditions .
After you have applied you will be asked attach a copy of the following documentation to an email:
  • Valid insurance certificate or cover note
  • Current MOT Certificate and Your Suitability Certificate, this must be dated within 1 month old, from our testing station (01782 232297).
  • V5 Log book in the name of the applicant
  • Hire agreement where applicable
  • Loler certificate (required every 6 months) - if you have a mechanical ramp
  • European Wide Type Approval Certificate for wheelchair accessible vehicles or a IVA certificate for conversions Vehicle approval: Inspection fees - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)


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