Existing drivers


Existing drivers with a three-year licence can pay the annual fee.

Pay the annual three year licence fee

(You will need a valid credit or debit card).   


If you are an existing driver you should receive a renewal letter or application pack at least two weeks before your licence expires.

The renewal letter will contain a unique reference number to use in your online application to renew your driver’s licence.

If you have not received your renewal pack please email the licensing team at environment.licensing@newport.gov.uk

Apply to renew an existing Hackney Carriage Driver’s licence

You will need your unique reference number  

Apply to renew an existing Private Hire Driver’s licence

You will need your unique reference number  

Change of address

Tell us about a change of address by completing the change of address form or email environment.licensing@newport.gov.uk

Medical examination 

Existing drivers will require a medical examination when they reach 45, 50, 55 and 60 years of age.

Applicants aged 65 years and over must have a medical examination each year and more frequently in certain circumstances. 

Download the taxi driver medical report form (pdf) 

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