Taxi (hackney carriage) and private hire licensing
Apply for a private hire operators licence
A private hire operator's licence is required to enable a person to accept or invite bookings for private hire vehicles.
How to apply
- Complete a private hire operators application form
The first licence will last for one year.
- The current fee is £223 for a new application
- Renewal for three years - £184
- Renewal for five years - £305
Applications are only processed providing the correct fee has been submitted with the application.
Last updated Wednesday, 2nd August 2023