Transfer a taxi plate to a new vehicle

If you want to transfer your plate to a new vehicle you need to let us know.

A licensing officer will need to inspect it before you can apply.

To arrange an appointment, phone the Licensing team on 01303 853660.
If the vehicle is satisfactory you must make an appointment with one of the garages below unless it has done less than 500 miles.

If the vehicle is satisfactory, the garage must also test it

You will need to make an appointment with either

Cheriton Motor House, 01303 275795 or Fairways Garage 01303 872121

If your vehicle passes the test, the garage will give you a certificate of compliance.

What you need to do

  • log into your MyAccount (or create an account if you don't already have one) to complete the form. MyAccount is an easier and quicker way to interact with us and is available 24/7. For information about MyAccount visit the find out more page 
  • complete the application form
  • make your payment

Apply to transfer your plate 

How much it costs


What happens next

We will get in touch if we need any further information. Otherwise we aim to process your application within 10 working days.