Private Hire Operator Licences can be issued for 1, 2 ,3, 4 or 5 years. Each length of licence has a different fee. If you opt for a 5 year licence you will make a saving of around 20% compared to applying for 5 1-year licences. 

A Private Hire Operators Licence cannot be granted or renewed until we receive a valid basic Disclosure and Barring Disclosure Certificate. An enhanced DBS Disclosure Certificate can also be accepted.

You may find the following documents useful before submitting your Private Hire Operator - Application Form (PDF Document, 0.18 Mb):

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