Private hire licences
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Apply for a private hire vehicle licence
To apply for a private hire vehicle licence, you will need to complete the following steps:
- Read the vehicle licence conditions. This includes vehicle criteria and conditions of the licence
- Check your fee in our fee table below
- Fill in our online form
- Print the form, sign it and make an appointment with the Licensing section to submit the application, pay the licence fee and collect a Mechanical Inspection form and bracket to affix to the vehicle.
Our private hire vehicle licence fees are valid until 31/03/2021.
|Electric vehicle renewal||£296|
To drive a private hire vehicle, you must have a licence for the vehicle and a licence for the driver. The operator, who arranges the bookings, must also be licensed.