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Hackney carriage and private hire licensing policy

This page includes details of the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy for vehicles, drivers and operators, which was approved on 18 April 2018.

Download our Icon for pdf Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy (PDF, 893.2kb) . It explains how we carry out our work around hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

For further information on the recent changes to the policy please see the  Icon for pdf Taxi Policy FAQs (PDF, 157.6kb) .

Wheelchair accessible vehicles

There are a number of wheelchair accessible vehicles licensed as a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle in County Durham. Please see the  Icon for pdf Wheelchair accessible vehicles list (PDF, 92.7kb)  for further details.

Contact us
03000 261 016
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • PO Box 617
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 9HZ
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