A Private Hire Car Licence is required to operate a private hire car licensed by this Authority.
If you intend to apply for the grant of a Private Hire Car Licence please ensure you read the policy prior to submitting the application.
Read our guidance on applying [65kb] for information on the application process including details of:
If you plan to submit your application at our Service Desk, you must make an appointment using our online booking system.
Appointments are available Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays. Read more about Licensing Appointments.
Please refer to our Fees and Charges [120kb] document for details of the current fees and accepted payment methods.
The application will not be accepted without the correct fee.
Any person can make an objection or representation against a grant or renewal application during the 28 day consultation period.
Read our guidance on making an objection or representation for more information.