Renfrewshire Council

Civic application fees

You will find below the civic application fees for each type of licence.  

All application fees are non-refundable.

Taxi and private hire licensing fees

New GrantFee
Taxi or Private Hire Car Licence£188
Taxi or Private Hire Driver Licence£52
Taxi or Private Hire Booking Office£295
RenewalFee
Taxi or Private Hire Car Licence£282
Taxi or Private Hire Driver Licence£104
Taxi or Private Hire Booking Office£588
MiscellaneousFee
Variation of licence (eg substitution of vehicle for taxis and private hire cars)£32
Surrender and Re-issue of Taxi Licence£71
One Taxi Plate£32
Private Hire Plate (with stickers)£40
Private Hire Stickers only£8
Bracket£5
Duplicate Licence£32
Variation of Licence£62

Civic and miscellaneous licensing fees

New Grant Fee
Street Trader£75
Window Cleaner£62
Second Hand Dealer£154
Metal Dealer£224
Market Operator£374
Market Operator (for 20 stalls or less and for 7 days or less)£122
Boat Hirer (excluding inspection charge)£37
Public Entertainment£186
Public Entertainment (funfair or circus or music event)£909
Public Entertainment (large commercial event)£3711
Indoor Sports Entertainment£136
Late Hours Catering Exemption£62
Late Hours Catering£274
House in Multiple Occupation£1039
House in Multiple Occupation (with 40% discount for fee for identical properties)£624
Cinema£600
Skin Piercing and Tattooing£190
Knife Dealer£883
RenewalFee
Street Trader£146
Window Cleaner£135
Second Hand Dealer£304
Metal Dealer£434
Market Operator£733
Boat Hirer (excluding inspection charge)£58
Public Entertainment£372
Indoor Sports Entertainment£263
Late Hours Catering£563
House in Multiple Occupation£1039
House in Multiple Occupation (fee for identical properties)£624
Cinema£600
Skin Piercing and Tattooing£381
Knife Dealer£1765
MiscellaneousFee
Duplicate Licence (Civic)£30
Variation of Licence£62
Change of Vehicle£32