Renewing your Vehicle Licence
If you intend to renew your licence, you must fully complete an application form and bring the documents to Reception at the Council Offices. No appointment is required for vehicle applications/renewals.
All garage testing must be carried out by the approved testing station, Midgley Motors.
When submitting your application you need to supply the following:
Completed application form
V5 Vehicle Registration (full log book)
Certificate of Insurance
Last issued MOT Certificate.
You may only apply within 30 days of the expiry date of your licence and no less than 14 days before the expiry of your licence.
For renewals and grant applications allow at least 5 working days between testing and having the new documents issued.
Please note: You must submit your application and fees to CDC Licensing before you have your vehicle tested at Midgley Motors. Garage fees are paid directly to the garage.
Once your vehicle has passed testing, please notify the Licensing department.
Correspondence to the trade
The following correspondence was issued to drivers during the Covid-19 pandemic:
Taxi Cameras (CCTV)
Taxi Cameras became mandatory for all licensed vehicles in Craven from 1st January 2022. More information can be found here.
Contacting the Licensing Department
The best way to contact us is via email. However, if you need to speak to someone, please telephone customer services on 01756 700600.