Hackney carriage (Taxi) and private hire licences information

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Information for the public

The Royal Borough is responsible for the licensing of Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers and vehicles, and Private Hire Operators who wish to operate within the Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.


Information for licence holders 

To renew your Hackney Carriage or Private Hire driver or vehicle licence, please contact Customer Services on 01628 683800 to make an appointment. Any enquiries should be emailed to Licensing@RBWM.gov.uk.

Apply for an Enhanced DBS Certificate 

Please ensure you select the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

Enhanced DBS Certificate

Register with the DBS Update Service

All drivers must be registered with the DBS Update Service.

DBS service

Get a DVLA Check Code

All drivers must allow the Licensing Team view their driving licence information.

DVLA check code

Get a tax check code

Complete a tax check to renew a taxi driver, private hire or scrap metal licence, or apply for the same type of licence with a different licensing authority.

Tax check code

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Licensing : Contact details

For further information, please contact us by:

Licensing Section - Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Town Hall, St Ives Road
Maidenhead SL6 1RF