Licensing - Taxi vehicle retest

What is this for?

To book a taxi vehicle retest.

What is it going to cost?

The cost for a vehicle retest is £33.00

Appointments can be cancelled by telephone or email up to 48 hours before the appointment without incurring any costs. No refunds will be provided for cancellations made with less than 48 hours’ notice, failing to attend or any other action on your part which prevents the appointment taking place.

What we need from you

You must ensure the vehicle you are retesting meets all the requirements of our licensing policy.

You should take your vehicle documents with you to the testing station.

You will be required to upload copies of your vehicle insurance and logbook after the test.

What you should expect from us

You will be offered a number of appointment times to attend a retest at North Bridge testing station.

If your vehicle fails its retest, you will be given the opportunity to rebook. If the vehicle fails 2 retests then you will need to apply for a new taxi vehicle test.

If your vehicle passes the retest we will send you a link by email which will allow you to complete the application process online.


Plates will not be printed on the same day of test, plates will only be printed on WEDNESDAY’S and FRIDAY’s, to clarify:

Vehicle day of test – Friday, Monday, Tuesday – PLATES PRINTED WEDNESDAY
Vehicle day of test – Wednesday, Thursday – PLATES PRINTED FRIDAY

Please note that any issue with your paperwork will result in delays, if you feel you need to submit further documentation to assist your application please email - 

More information

Remember once licensed, a vehicle can only be driven by a Doncaster-licensed driver.

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Last updated: 05 July 2023 11:42:21