Manchester City Council

Taxis & private hire Taxi licence fees

Hackney carriage vehicles applications

These fees do not include the cost of vehicle test and any plates, stickers, other consumables or notice fees.

  • Renewal: £302
  • Variation (replacement) & renewal application: £320
  • Beyond the age application (charged in addition to the renewal application fee): £77

Vehicle test fees

Charged in addition to the above application fees

  • Vehicle is brand new (delivery miles only) - MOT tests one per year £60
  • Vehicle is less than 7 years old - MOT tests two per year £120
  • Vehicle is more than 7 years old - MOT tests three per year £180

Fees for application or notifications during the currency of a vehicle licence for both hackney carriage and private hire vehicles:

  • Transfer application £77
  • Replacement application £148
  • Accident inspection or spot check £60
  • Inspection test £60

Sticker packs

  • MCC identification and internal notice pack (crest, disabled facilities, public payment, safety notice and no smoking): £9
  • Fare card (cost of current stock): 10p

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