Private hire operator licences

All taxi appointments take place at 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon, OX14 4SB. Please ensure you arrive on time for your appointment as we will not be able to see you if you arrive late.

Knowledge test appointments and Disability Awareness Training courses will also take place at 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, OX14 4SB.

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Any person wishing to operate private hire vehicles within the Vale of White Horse District must apply to the Council for a licence under the provisions of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976.

To apply for a licence, download and complete the Private Hire Operator licence application form (312.1 KB) PDF .  Please contact the Licensing Team for an appointment and bring this form with you to the appointment along with the relevant, non-refundable fee. (85.3 KB) PDF You will also be required to have a basic criminal records check completed and provide proof of your right to work in the UK e.g. a passport.

For details of licence conditions please see the Private hire operators licence conditions (91.2 KB) PDF .

Last reviewed: 13 - 02 - 2019

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