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Contacting Licensing/Taxi Licensing | CONTACT: The Taxi and General Licensing Department currently are not accepting and monitoring phone calls or voicemail messages. For General Licensing queries relating Licensing Act 2003, Gambling Act 2005 and Regulatory and Miscellaneous Provisions please contact For Taxi Licensing related enquiries please contact Please avoid duplicating your emails, your email will be responded to as soon as possible. PAYMENTS: As of 1st April 2023 the Licensing Authority will not be accepting cheques as a form of payment. If the application is made online by the .GOV application service then the payment shall be made at that time. Should you make an application by email or post then you must provide a relevant contact number in order for payment to be taken over the phone.

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Licensing and Regulatory Applications: Due to the current circumstances in relation to Covid-19 we shall no longer be receiving postal or hand delivered applications. We request that should you wish to submit an application please email your application to and accompany it with the below payment mandate form for the application fee. (Payments will not be taken over the phone)

You can apply for a licence online. Please reference these pages for the appropriate licence and a link to the Business Link website which will enable you to make an application and pay for individual licences.

The following licences can now be applied for online. Click on each link to see a summary of each licence and link that will take you through the online application process: