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Taxi Licensing

Coronavirus - Update 24 September 2020

From 24 September 2020 it is mandatory to wear a face covering when using a taxi or private hire vehicle.  You will be breaking the law if you fail to do so and could be fined. A taxi driver or private hire vehicle operator will be entitled to refuse to accept you if you do not wear a face covering.

For further information for changes on 24 September please click here

For the latest guidance regarding carrying of passengers please click here

Information for Licence Holders

Emails are being checked and the phone lines are open between 9am-5pm so please contact the Licensing Team using these methods. The number for the Licensing Team is 01304 872295 and the email is licensing@dover.gov.uk.Under the current circumstances, we will continue to provide a service as best we can and would ask for your patience at this time. 

Apply for a licence

Fees and forms for taxi drivers and vehicle licensing

Private Hire Vehicles

Private Hire Vehicles and drivers must be licensed to operate

Hackney Carriage

Hackney Carriage Vehicles and drivers must be licensed to operate

Fare Tariffs

We set Hackney carriage fares for use across the district

Complaints about drivers

Make a complaint about a taxi driver in the Dover district

Taxi operators

Contact details of Taxi operators in Dover District

Change your details

Change the name or address on your taxi driver licence 

Also in Taxi Licensing


Contact the Licensing team

Telephone: 01304 872295

Email: licensing@dover.gov.uk