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Inspecting a Vehicle

Use this service if you’re an approved hackney carriage or private hire vehicle inspector and you’re going to carry out a vehicle inspection.

To complete a vehicle inspection, you’ll need to download and complete the vehicle inspection form (PDF 616kb). You’ll need:

  • your name and the address of your test station
  • the chassis number of the vehicle

Once you’ve completed the vehicle inspection, email the completed form to