All Hackney Carriage and Private Hire vehicles licensed by City of Wolverhampton Council must undertake an MOT by an approved testing station.

To become an approved station, your garage must meet the following criteria:

  • Registered by DVSA an approved test centre for a minimum of 3 years
  • Considered by DVSA as a ‘green’ rated garage
  • Completely independent of any City of Wolverhampton Council Hackney Carriage or Private Hire proprietor or operator

In order to apply, a completed application form and a £150 fee are required (please note this fee is non-refundable).

Forms can be posted to the Council’s Vehicle Licensing Department, Culwell Street, Wolverhampton, WV10 0JN accompanied by a cheque payable to 'City of Wolverhampton Council'.

If 3 working days have passed since you submitted your application and you have not been contacted, or if you have any further queries, please e-mail

The application form is available in the Downloads section on this page.