All private hire vehicles must be pre-booked with a private hire operator. The contract for the hire of the vehicle is between the customer and the operator. No person or company may accept private hire bookings without first obtaining a private hire operator licence.
How much will it cost to apply?
New licence (5 years) - £435
Renewal of licence (5 years) - £415
New licence (1 year) - £140
Renewal of licence (1 year) - £120
How do I apply?
Amendment (no charge)
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