Renfrewshire Council

The fees will increase on 1 April 2022.  The new fees will be available here from 1 April 2022.

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£198
Taxi or Private Hire Driver Licence£55
Taxi or Private Hire Booking Office£310
RenewalFee
Taxi or Private Hire Car Licence£297
Taxi or Private Hire Driver Licence£109
Taxi or Private Hire Booking Office£618
MiscellaneousFee
Variation of licence (eg substitution of vehicle for taxis and private hire cars)£34
Surrender and Re-issue of Taxi Licence£74
One Taxi Plate£34
Private Hire Plate (with stickers)£42
Private Hire Stickers only£8
Bracket£5
Duplicate Licence£34
Variation of Licence£65

Civic and miscellaneous licensing fees

New Grant Fee
Street Trader£79
Window Cleaner£65
Second Hand Dealer£162
Metal Dealer£235
Market Operator£392
Market Operator (for 20 stalls or less and for 7 days or less)£128
Boat Hirer (excluding inspection charge)£39
Public Entertainment£196
Public Entertainment (funfair or circus or music event)£955
Public Entertainment (large commercial event)£3899
Indoor Sports Entertainment£143
Late Hours Catering Exemption£65
Late Hours Catering£287
House in Multiple Occupation£1092
House in Multiple Occupation (with 40% discount for fee for identical properties)£655
Cinema£600
Skin Piercing and Tattooing£200
Knife Dealer£928
RenewalFee
Street Trader£153
Window Cleaner£142
Second Hand Dealer£319
Metal Dealer£456
Market Operator£770
Boat Hirer (excluding inspection charge)£61
Public Entertainment£390
Indoor Sports Entertainment£276
Late Hours Catering£591
House in Multiple Occupation£1092
House in Multiple Occupation (fee for identical properties)£655
Cinema£600
Skin Piercing and Tattooing£401
Knife Dealer£1854
MiscellaneousFee
Duplicate Licence (Civic)£32
Variation of Licence£65
Change of Vehicle£34