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You can pay for taxi licensing, alcohol and entertainment licensing, animal welfare licensing and gambling and gaming licensing, by following the appropriate link in the table below. 

You can find more information and guidance about all our licensing options here

Taxi licensing

Licence Application Type

Reference

Amount £

CSE awareness training

8537/11360IN0790

50

Hackney Carriage Driver's Licence
Borough resident
Resident elsewhere

8537/11360IN0180


117
137

Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence

8537/11360IN0181

255

Private Hire Driver's Licence
Borough resident
1 year
3 years
Resident elsewhere
1 year
3 years

8537/11360IN0182



117
351

146
438

Private Hire Vehicle Licence

8537/11360IN0184

224

Private Hire Operator's Licence New - 1year

8537/11360IN0183

512

Private Hire Operator's Licence New - 5 year

8537/11360IN0183

2560

Private Hire Operator's Licence Renewal - 1 year

8537/11360IN0183

418

Private Hire Operator's Licence Renewal - 5 years

8537/11360IN0183

2091

Alcohol and entertainment licensing

Licence Application Type

Reference

Amount £

Sex Establishments - Grant

8512/45210IN0171

4500

Sex Establishments - Renewal

8512/45210IN0171

2500

Premises Licence

8537/11401IN0177

Various

Minor Variation of Premises Licence

8537/11401IN0177

89

Club Premises Certificate

8537/11401IN0178

Various

Minor Variation of Club Premise Certificate

8537/11401IN0178

89

Temporary Event Notice

8537/11401IN0179

21

Personal Licence

8537/11401IN0176

37

Animal welfare licensing

Licence Application Type

Reference

Amount £

Animal Boarding and doggy day care (new)
Application fee
Grant fee

8512/11400IN0160


286
193

More than one animal activity eg boarding and dog breeding

8512/11400IN0175

109

Animal activity licence Variation/Re-evaluation fee

8512/11400IN0168

218

Dog Breeding                                                                                                    
Application fee
Grant fee

8512/11400IN0631


328
193

Hiring out horses
Application fee
Grant fee

8512/11400IN0169


412
277

Dangerous Wild Animals (plus Veterinary fees)

8512/11400IN0163

359

Selling animals as pets
Application fee
Grant fee

8512/11400IN0167


286
193

Keeping or training animals for exhibition

8512/11400IN0174

479

Zoo (plus veterinary fees) - 4 yearly

8512/11400IN0163

835

Gambling and gaming licensing

Licence Application Type

Reference

Amount £

Bingo Premises Licence

8512/11400IN0177

3150

Betting Premises (excl Tracks)

8512/11400IN0177

2700

Tracks

8512/11400IN0177

2250

Family Entertainment Centre

8512/11400IN0177

1800

Gaming Centre

8512/11400IN0177

1800

Gaming Machines Notification (2 machines on licensed premises)

8512/11400IN0177

50

Gaming Machine Permit

8512/11400IN0177

150

Club Gaming Permit

8512/11400IN0177

200

(Small Lotteries) Registration of Non-Commercial Society - New

8512/45210IN0173

40

(Small Lotteries) Registration of Non-Commercial Society - Renewal

8512/45210IN0173

20

Other licensing information

Licence Application Type

Reference

Amount £

Approved venue fees

11503/8517REG0004

1500

Explosives Licence - new premises
1 Year
2 Years

8200/22110IN0639


105
136

Explosives Licence - registered premises renewal
1 Year
2 Years

8200/22110IN0639


52
83

Explosives Licence - stores licence (per licence per year)
1 Year
2 Years

8200/22110IN0639


178
234

Explosives Licence - stores renewal
1 Year
2 Years

8200/22110IN0639


83
141

Explosives Licence - all year retail sale of fireworks (yearly)

8200/22110IN0639

500

Petroleum storage - not exceeding 2500 litres
Licence - 1 year
Licence - 2 years
Licence - 3 years

8200/22110IN0639


44
88
132

Petroleum storage - exceeding 2500 but not 5000 litres
Licence - 1 year
Licence - 2 years
Licence - 3 years

8200/22110IN0639


60
120
180

Petroleum storage - exceeding 5000 litres
Licence - 1 year
Licence - 2 years
Licence - 3 years

8200/221101N0639


125
250
375

Bedford Town Centre Street Trading Consent (food)

8514/11400IN0453

4510

Bedford Town Centre Street Trading Consent (non-food)

8514/11400IN0453

2980

Outside Bedford Town Centre Trading Consent

8514/11400IN0453

252

Highways Tables and Chairs

8514/11400IN0453

345

Scrap Metal Dealers Site Licence

8200/11400IN0406

306

Scrap Metal Dealers Collector Licence

8200/11400IN0406

153

Tattooist, piercing and electrolysis
Premises
Individual

8512/22107IN0172


156.70
92.50

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