Renfrewshire Council

The fees will increase on 1 April 2021.  The new fees will be available here from 1 April 2021.

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£192
Taxi or Private Hire Driver Licence£53
Taxi or Private Hire Booking Office£301
RenewalFee
Taxi or Private Hire Car Licence£288
Taxi or Private Hire Driver Licence£106
Taxi or Private Hire Booking Office£600
MiscellaneousFee
Variation of licence (eg substitution of vehicle for taxis and private hire cars)£33
Surrender and Re-issue of Taxi Licence£72
One Taxi Plate£33
Private Hire Plate (with stickers)£41
Private Hire Stickers only£8
Bracket£5
Duplicate Licence£33
Variation of Licence£63

Civic and miscellaneous licensing fees

New Grant Fee
Street Trader£77
Window Cleaner£63
Second Hand Dealer£157
Metal Dealer£228
Market Operator£381
Market Operator (for 20 stalls or less and for 7 days or less)£124
Boat Hirer (excluding inspection charge)£38
Public Entertainment£190
Public Entertainment (funfair or circus or music event)£927
Public Entertainment (large commercial event)£3785
Indoor Sports Entertainment£139
Late Hours Catering Exemption£63
Late Hours Catering£279
House in Multiple Occupation£1060
House in Multiple Occupation (with 40% discount for fee for identical properties)£636
Cinema£600
Skin Piercing and Tattooing£194
Knife Dealer£901
RenewalFee
Street Trader£149
Window Cleaner£138
Second Hand Dealer£310
Metal Dealer£443
Market Operator£748
Boat Hirer (excluding inspection charge)£59
Public Entertainment£379
Indoor Sports Entertainment£268
Late Hours Catering£574
House in Multiple Occupation£1060
House in Multiple Occupation (fee for identical properties)£636
Cinema£600
Skin Piercing and Tattooing£389
Knife Dealer£1800
MiscellaneousFee
Duplicate Licence (Civic)£31
Variation of Licence£63
Change of Vehicle£33