Licence application fees

Below are the fees for the licences. If you require further information or assistance, please contact our Service Centre below.

Liquor licensing

Taxis and private hire cars

  • Copy of licence - £20
  • External taxi and or PHC licence plate - £25
  • Identification badge - £20
  • Knowledge test – re-sit - £64
  • Meter test - £68.52
  • PHC driver’s licence - £272
  • PHC operator’s licence - £422
  • Substitute vehicle (excludes inspection) - £64
  • Taxi driver’s licence - £272
  • Taxi operator’s licence - £422
  • Vehicle inspection - £114 (inclusive of VAT)
  • Vehicle inspection and MOT - £134 (inclusive of VAT)
  • Vehicle inspection - re-test - £54 (inclusive of VAT)
  • Vehicle inspection - re-test (MOT) - £59 (inclusive of VAT)
  • Taxi booking office - £337

The fee for a temporary licence, which can last for a period of up to 6 weeks, is charged at 50 per cent of the full fee.

Miscellaneous licensing

  • Boat hire - £382
  • Copy of licence - £20
  • House in multiple occupation (housing 10 occupants or less) - £801
  • House in multiple occupation (housing 11 occupants or more) - £1066
  • House in multiple occupation – change in circumstances £120
  • House in multiple occupation - footprint fee - £62
  • Indoor sports - £305
  • Itinerant metal dealer - £305
  • Knife dealer - £400
  • Late hours catering - £382
  • Market operator - £382
  • Market operator (additional location) - £120
  • Metal dealer - £305
  • Replacement identification badge - £20
  • Second hand dealer - £305
    • Second hand dealer (per additional premise) - £120
  • Second hand vehicle dealer - £464
    • Second hand vehicle dealer (per additional premise) - £120
  • Sex shop - £890
  • Skin piercing and tattooing - £508
    • Skin Piercing and tattooing (per additional premise) - £120
  • Street trader (excludes food certificate fee) - £305
  • Street trader - food (includes food hygiene cert fee of £82.00) - £387.00
  • Street trader (employee) - £120
  • Variation of licence (excluding commercial outdoor public entertainment events) - £120
  • Window cleaner - £305

The fee for a temporary licence, which can last for a period of up to 6 weeks, is charged at 50 per cent of the full fee.

Public entertainment

 

  • Fairground and funfairs - £508
  • Fairground and funfairs – fee for same activity in multiple locations (only applicable where the same site plan is used and identical activity applied for) £120
  • Bouncy castles or similar structures - £432
  • Bouncy castles or similar structues – fee for same activity in multiple locations (only applicable where the same site plan is used and identical activity applied for) £120
  • Public entertainment - commercial outdoor event – capacity of up to 5000 persons - £559
  • Public entertainment - commercial outdoor event – capacity between 5000 and 10,000 persons - £1124
  • Public entertainment - commercial outdoor event – capacity between 10,000 and 20,000 persons - £7073
  • Public entertainment - commercial outdoor event – capacity between 20,000 and 30,000 persons - £9739
  • Public entertainment - commercial outdoor event – capacity over 30,000 persons - £12,403
  • Variation fee for commercial outdoor events  - capacity of up to 5000 persons  - £279
  • Variation fee for commercial outdoor events - capacity between 5000 and 10000 persons - £561
  • Variation fee for commercial outdoor events - capacity between 10,000 and 20,000 persons - £3537
  • Variation fee for commercial outdoor events - capacity between 20,000 and 30,000 persons - £4870
  • Variation fee for commercial outdoor events  - capacity over 30,000 persons £6203
  • Public entertainment – indoor (excluding community and public halls) - £432
  • Public entertainment – indoor (community and public halls) - £177
  • Public entertainment - non commercial outdoor event - £432

The fee for temporary public entertainment licences is 50 per cent of the relevant full application fee except for temporary commercial outdoor applications which will attract the full application fee with no discount on the grounds of the work involved in processing and determining the same.

 

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