Change the owner of a licensed Private Hire or Hackney Carriage vehicle

Use this form to change the owner of a licenced Hackney Carriage or Private Hire vehicle.

You must complete this form before you sell the vehicle. The licence must also have at least 3 months left before it expires. 

Before you apply

Please ensure you have the following information available before starting the application:

  • The plate number and registration number of the vehicle.
  • The make, model and the serial number of the meter installed in the vehicle.
  • Details of where the meter was calibrated.
  • Information about the proprietors - including name, address, phone number, email, date of birth and National Insurance number.
  • Documents you'll need to upload to the form:
    • A copy of the log book for the vehicle. If the previous owner has not given you the log book, please contact us for advice.
    • Proof of sale, such as a receipt or bill of sale
    • Proof of insurance and road tax in the new owner's name

You will have 10 minutes to complete each page of this form.