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Notice for licence holders, drivers and operators

Instructions for vehicle plate licence renewals, drivers badge licence renewals and operator renewals.

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For vehicle plate licence renewals, drivers badge licence renewals and operator renewals, please follow the instructions on how to renew in the email sent to you from the administration team, prior to your licence expiry date. A link to your renewal form will be included in this email. 

If you would like to apply to transfer a vehicle plate licence to a new vehicle, apply for a temporary change of vehicle, change the owner of a vehicle plate licence, change the registration plate number of a licensed vehicle, or apply for a new operator's licence, please email eps.support@colchester.gov.uk and instructions will be provided to you.  

With thanks from the Licensing Team.

Important information 

 

Taxi Policy

​Hackney Carriage/Private Hire driving assessment companies (should you be instructed by an officer to take a test): 

  • Blue Lamp Trust: Cost £87 
  • Institute of Advanced Motorists: Cost £75 
  • Diamond Advanced Motorists: Cost: £85 for 45 minutes or £95 for 60 minutes 

​Personnel Checks for DBS and DVLA checks

Medicals

 

Group 2 Medical and Fitness to Drive form (PDF, 1.18MB)

You also can use Cotswold Medicals or D4 Drivers:

Cotswold Medicals or D4 Drivers

Application forms

 

​New Private Hire Operator Application Form (PDF, 58.3KB)

​New Private Hire Vehicle Application Form (PDF, 42.7KB)

Hackney Carriage Change of Vehicle Application Form (temporary or permanent)(PDF, 40.2KB)

​Private Hire Change of Vehicle Application Form (temporary or permanent)(PDF, 38.4KB)

​Hackney Carriage Change of Owner of Vehicle Plate Licence Application Form (PDF, 127KB)

Private Hire Change of Owner of Vehicle Plate Licence Application Form (PDF, 37.6KB)

 

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