Private hire operator's licence

Last Updated: 19 July 2021

How to apply

If you would like to apply for a private hire operator's licence you should fill in the private hire operator's licence application form and conditions of application (PDF 333KB / 5 pages).

You should also fill in the statutory declaration form regarding any criminal offences (PDF 78KB / 2 pages).

Return your completed application with a recent passport photo along with the relevant fee:

  • new private hire operator's licence (one year): £109
  • new private hire operator's licence (five years): £360.63

Existing holders of a private hire operator's licence will be forwarded the relevant application forms approximately one month prior to the renewal date.

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Updated 14 July: