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 current fee is £223 for a new application and the first licence will last for one year
- A subsequent renewal for three years is £184 and for five years is £305
Applications are only processed providing the correct fee has been submitted with the application.
Last updated Tuesday, 20th July 2021