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Hackney Carriage and private hire vehicle owners can apply for a vehicle licence or replace their current licensed Hackney Carriage or private hire vehicle if it:

  • meets our policy requirements and
  • the vehicle has passed its initial mechanical and appearance inspection.

Vehicle testers

We've produced a Vehicle Test inspection Manual as a working guide for those involved in the preparation and testing of private hire and Hackney Carriage vehicles.

Vehicle testing guides

The following testing guides are for private hire and Hackney Carriage vehicles, to help owners prepare their vehicles before an inspection and MOT.

Vehicle testing stations

Information and frequently asked questions about approved private hire and Hackney Carriage vehicle inspection and testing stations in Bury: