Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy

The current Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy for Basingstoke and Deane came into force on 1 April 2021. This policy includes significant changes brought about by the DfT Statutory Guidance published in July 2020.

The policy is live from 1 April but not all changes are currently in place, licence holders will be communicated with on when the changes will come in and a rough implementation plan will be provided.

Implementation plan

PDF document BDBC HDC Policy implementation plan(PDF) [2 Mb]

Date Action Council
September 2023 Compliance testing/Certificate of Compliance Hart
September 2023 Taxi E-forms Both
September 2023 Data Transfer Both


PDF document Statutory taxi and private hire vehicle standards(PDF) [442 kb]

PDF document Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy 2021(PDF) [850 kb]

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