Private hire operators

A valid private hire operator's licence is required to enable a person to accept or invite bookings for private hire vehicles.

Private hire operator's licence applicants are required to operate from a base. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that any relevant planning permission is in place for their premises.

Operators are required to maintain various records relating to the operation of the business and regularly submit lists of vehicles and drivers operated by them.

Application for a private hire operator licence

Conditions of private hire operator's licence