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Hackney Carriage vehicles often called Taxi’s or Cabs are vehicles licensed for transporting up to 8 passengers.  These type of vehicle’s are often found on taxi ranks throughout Monmouthshire, you are also able to approach a vehicle or hail a vehicle anywhere in Monmouthshire.  The price for the transport will be calculated by the meter used in the vehicle from the point of pickup to the destination, the fee shown by the meter must be the maximum price charged by the driver.  The driver of a Hackney Carriage must always be licensed and a badge should be worn by the driver.

Download a Hackney Carriage vehicle application – HC Application (use this form for new and renewal applications)

New Hackney Carriage licence fee £286.00

Renewal Hackney Carriage licence fee £220.00

The Monmouthshire County Council’s Taxi and Private Hire Policy and Conditions 2020 is sent to all new Hackney Carriage proprietors  before issue of a drivers licence.  To view the Policy please contact the Licensing Section.

Hackney Carriage Tariff

The Hackney Carriage Tariff adopted by Monmouthshire County Council can be viewed here:

Contact the Licensing Team

For any enquiries or complaints;

01873 735420

Licensing Section, Abergavenny Youth and Community Centre, Old Hereford Road, Abergavenny, NP7 6EL

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