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Private Hire Operator Licence

You need an Operator Licence to run a Private Hire Business

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Vehicles and drivers each need their own Operators Licence. This includes:

  • Any driver or person receiving bookings
  • Anyone with contracts for hire and reward in a private hire vehicle (licenced by us)

A Private Hire Business must be based in Fenland District Council's area. Please check that you have the correct planning permissions for your business.

Apply for a licence

To apply, please bring all of the following to a FDC Shop/Hub:

  • A completed pdf icon Private Hire Operator Application Form [27kb]
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Certificate. (Unless you are already a licensed FDC driver)
  • A list of all vehicles and drivers used by the operator
  • The correct fee

Fees

Fees depend on the number of vehicles and length of licence:

 

One Year Licence

Five Year Licence

 

Private Hire Operator Licence types

Grant

Renewal

Grant

Renewal

Up to 3 vehicles

£84.00

£84.00

£252.00

£252.00

Up to 10 vehicles

£156.00

£156.00

£411.00

£411.00

Up to 20 vehicles

£224.00

£224.00

£565.00

£565.00

Over 20 vehicles

£306.00

£306.00

£734.00

£734.00

Renew a licence

We will send you forms to complete when your renewal is due.

Reporting convictions

You must tell us within 7 days if you, or the company, receive convictions.  

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