Apply for a private hire car substitution licence

Please use this form to apply for a taxi or private hire vehicle substitution. You will be able save it and resume later at any stage before submitting your application.

View licence privacy notice (pdf 83KB).

Licences will come into effect on the date specified on the licence. Vehicle licences will have effect up until the expiry date of the original vehicle licence.

To substitute the designated vehicle, the application fee is £101.00 plus £10 per plate except where the vehicle is being substituted at the time a test is due then the fee will be £32.00 plus £10 per plate.

All fields on this form are mandatory unless marked as optional.

To start the form you need to confirm the following statements are true and sign in with myAberdeenshire:

  • An image of the insurance document to upload to the application
  • You will pay the appropriate application fee at the end of this form