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Private hire vehicle


In order to apply for the grant of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence, applicants must follow the steps below:

  • Submit the vehicle for Inspection at a Council Authorised Garage
  • Make an application
  • Make payment of the relevant fee

For further information on making your application and vehicle standards, refer to the Guidance Notes below.

Applicants for a Private Hire Vehicle Licence should note the "three- licence rule"; Driver, Vehicle and Operator must all be licensed by the same Authority.

Private Hire Vehicle application

Private Hire Vehicle guidance notes