Apply for a Private Hire vehicle licence

Use this form to apply for your first Private Hire vehicle licence or to renew your existing vehicle licence.

Before you apply

Please ensure you have the following information available before starting the application:

  • The vehicle details, including the plate number, registration number, make, model, colour, year of manufacture, engine size, number of doors and seating capacity
  • The make, model and serial number of the meter installed in the vehicle
  • Details of where the meter was calibrated, if it was replaced in the last 12 months
  • Details of any advertisements displayed on your vehicle, including the size and a description of the design
  • Information about the proprietor including name, address, phone number, email, date of birth and National Insurance number
  • Documents that you'll need to upload to the form:
    • A copy of your log book
    • Proof of valid insurance for the vehicle
    • Proof of road tax

You will have 10 minutes to complete each page of this form.