Apply for a Private Hire business operator's licence

Use this form to apply for a Private Hire operator's licence.

You must have approval from every person involved in the business to complete this form. This includes partners, limited companies, directors and company secretaries.

Before you apply

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

  • Details of all the directors or joint owners of the business - this includes their date of birth, National Insurance Number and details of any operator licences they hold or have held
  • Your business information, including the hours of operation, what facilities you have and the manager's information, if applicable
  • Documents you'll need to upload to the form:
    • Proof of planning permission
    • Proof of Basic Disclosure

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