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You need a taxi driver's licence to drive a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle in Sheffield.
You will need an account with our taxi licence portal BigChange to apply for a new licence or renew your existing licence.
To apply for a private hire or hackney carriage driver licence you must:
We use the fit and proper test to help us decide if you can hold a licence. As part of this test you will need to successfully complete:
You can apply for a licence that lasts up to 3 years. The costs are:
We will write to you when your licence needs to be renewed.
You can apply to renew your licence using BigChange. The cost of your renewal depends on the length of licence you apply for:
You can apply for a new licence or renew your current licence through our taxi licensing portal BigChange.
If you need help in completing the application, you can watch our video. It shows you step-by-step how to complete your full renewal on BigChange.