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Fees you need to pay and when you should pay them

You will need to pay a fee to apply for a licence.

Operating licence holders

If you hold an operating licence you will need to pay an annual fee to continue holding your licence.

Fee When paid How
Application fee When you submit your application Credit or Debit card
First annual fee Within 30 days of your licence being issued Credit or Debit Card
BACS/CHAPS
Annual fee Annually on the anniversary of your licence being issued Credit or Debit Card
BACS/CHAPS

You can find out what your operating licence fees are by using the fees calculator service.

Personal licence holders

Fee When paid How
Application fee When you submit your application Credit or Debit card online
Maintenance fee Every 5 years on the anniversary of your licence being issued Credit or Debit Card online

You can find information about the current fees on the following pages:

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