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Private hire operator licence renewal

To renew your Private Hire operator licence you will need the following:

  • A special reference number, located in your renewal letter
  • A scanned business insurance certificate
  • The application fee paid at submission (variable fee)

If any documents required to fulfil your renewal application are missing at the point of submission, this will have an impact on the speed at which your application is processed.

Apply for a Private Hire operator licence renewal

Fee list

  • 1 to 9 vehicles, 5 year licence renewal - £1,750
  • 10 to 19 vehicles, 5 year licence renewal - £2,000
  • 20 vehicles, 5 year licence renewal - £2,250
  • Per extra 10 vehicles over 20, 5 year licence renewal - £11

If you need any further information, contact us by email at:

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