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Become a Taxi or Private Hire Operator

Chapters in this topic

  1. Introduction
  2. Apply and pay

Apply and pay

To apply for an operator’s licence, you’ll need to download, complete and return a form (PDF 128kb) and pay a fee.

You’ll need to pay £430 for an operator’s licence.

Pay the fee

You’ll need to pay £430 to apply for an operator’s licence. You can pay for your licence online. You’ll need:

  • your postcode, or the postcode of your premises
  • a debit or credit card

What happens next

Once we’ve received your application and fee, we’ll process it. If your application is successful, we’ll write to you.