Taxi or Private Hire

IMPORTANT: Due to staff sickness/annual leave we are currently experiencing a backlog on ALL licensing applications.

If you track your application online and the status is “Pending” this means your application has been received and is currently being processed.  

Renewals: You are advised that you can continue in your licensed operation until a decision has been made providing you applied for a renewal before your licence expired.

Please note: With IMMEDIATE effect all applications and related matters should be emailed directly to Only correspondence to this email address will be dealt with by our team.

View current applications and public register

In this section, you can find out more information relating to taxi and private hire licences, and you can download application forms.

See below for latest news updates relating to taxi and private hire.

Latest news

April 2017

Taxi fare review update (PDF)

February 2017

Taxi fare Review update - once the review is finalised, the new fare card will be listed here.

September 2016

Taxi fare review - schedule for proposals (PDF)

Time is running out to give your opinion on the Transport Strategy for Elgin.

We're preparing a new transport strategy for Elgin. To help with this, we want to know the views of taxi drivers on travelling to and within Elgin. We want to find out what problems and issues you face and importantly what you think could be done to improve your journeys.

We're undertaking an online survey which is open until Sunday 31 July. Your views matter and the information you provide will help us to develop the transport network in Elgin.

Take our online survey Email us your thoughts

March 2015

Taxi Fare Review 2015 - Updated 16 April

February 2015

Taxi Newsletter - CCTV Guidance (PDF)

Taxi Fare Review 2015 - Notice of Consultation

January 2015

Taxi Fare Review Newsletter January 2015 (PDF)

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