Request a replacement item

If you drive a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle, you can request a replacement for the following items:

  • Duplicate copy of licence: £15.90
  • Hackney carriage front plate carrier: £6.50
  • Hackney carriage back plate carrier: £11.10
  • Hackney carriage or private hire 'z' licence plate carrier: £11.00
  • Door sticker: £12.70
  • Driver's badge: £15.90
  • Driver's badge lanyard: £2.50
  • Dashboard badge holder: £2.50
  • Vehicle front plate: £11.10
  • Vehicle back plate: £12.50

Taxi door stickers

If you drive a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle, you must display our approved door stickers on the vehicle.

When you apply for a driver licence or operator licence, we will send you a door sticker with your licence plate.

If you need a door sticker, you can request a replacement. The cost for each door sticker is £12.70.

You must display the door stickers centrally on the upper panel of both front doors.


There are a few ways you can pay:

By phone

You can pay the application or renewal fee by calling our Licensing team on 01245 606606.

By bank transfer

You can pay by bank transfer. Our bank details are:

  • Account name: Chelmsford City Council
  • Sort code: 60-05-13
  • Account number: 55600018

You need to include the cost code (2083-10470) as the reference when you pay by bank transfer.

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