North Norfolk District Council issues licences for hackney carriage and private hire vehicles. The table below highlights some key differences between the two vehicle types.

  Hackney carriage vehicle Private hire vehicle
Can be hailed in the street Yes No
Can stand and be hired at a taxi rank Yes No
Can be pre-booked Yes Yes
Must display a fare meter in the vehicle Yes No
Must display a 'taxi' top light on the vehicle Yes No
Must work for a private hire operator No Yes

Visit our taxi licence page for further information on each vehicle licence.