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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 also find a further range of all our fees in our fee schedule here.  

Find more information and guidance about all our licensing options here

Taxi licensing

Licence Application Type Reference Amount £
New/Renewal Private Hire Driver's Licence – 3years
Borough resident
Resident elsewhere
New Drivers Suitability Assessment
8537/11360IN0182
351
411

42.50
New/Renewal Hackney Carriage Driver's Licence – 3years
Borough resident
Resident elsewhere
New Drivers Suitability Assessment
8537/11360IN0180
351
411
42.50
New/Renewal Dual Private Hire/Hackney Carriage Driver’s Licence – 3years
Borough resident
Resident elsewhere
New Drivers Suitability Assessment
8537/11360IN0245
378
438
42.50
Private Hire Vehicle Licence 8537/11360IN0184 224
Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence 8537/11360IN0181 255
Private Hire Operator's Licence New - 5 year 8537/11360IN0183 2650.30
Private Hire Operator's Licence Renewal - 5 years 8537/11360IN0183 2164.80

Alcohol and entertainment licensing

Licence Application Type

Reference

Amount £

Sex Establishments - Grant

8512/45210IN0171

4657.50

Sex Establishments - Renewal

8512/45210IN0171

2587.50

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 
Application fee
Grant fee

8512/11400IN0160


296.05
199.95

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 (plus Veterinary fees)                                                                                                    
Application fee
Grant fee

8512/11400IN0631


217.35
180.15

Hiring out horses (plus Veterinary fees)
Application fee
Grant fee

8512/11400IN0169


217.35
180.15

Dangerous Wild Animals (plus Veterinary fees)

8512/11400IN0163

371

Selling animals as pets
Application fee
Grant fee

8512/11400IN0167


296.05
199.95

Keeping or training animals for exhibition
Application fee
Grant fee

8512/11400IN0174

296.05
199.05

Zoo (plus veterinary fees) - 4 yearly

8512/11400IN0163

864.90

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

8512/11400 IN0173

40

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

8512/11400 IN0173

20

Other licensing fees

Licence Application Type

Reference

Amount £

Approved venue fees

11400 8517 REG004

1537.50

Explosives Licence - new premises
1 Year
2 Years

8200/22110IN0639


111
144

Explosives Licence - registered premises renewal
1 Year
2 Years

8200/22110IN0639


55
88

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


45
88
132

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

8200/22110IN0639


61
120
180

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

8200/221101N0639


128
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

316.95

Scrap Metal Dealers Collector Licence

8200/11400IN0406

158.40

Tattooist, piercing and electrolysis
Premises
Individual
Vary a skin piercing registration 

8512/22107IN0172


171.35
101.15
50.60