If you run a business operating private hire vehicles in the Vale of White Horse district then you will need a private hire vehicle operator’s licence.
To apply for a licence please complete the following steps:
The appointment will take place at our office at 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, OX14 4SB. Please ensure you bring:
If we did not issue your driver licence then you will be required to:
You may also need to apply for planning permission for your business, we would recommend you speak with our Planning Department before submitting an application.
Once your licence has been approved, you may wish to apply for a private hire vehicle licence for each of your vehicles.
Before we issue an operator’s licence, one of our licensing officers will need to inspect the operating base that you intend to use.
This inspection will include a detailed inspection of the facilities for the public, for communication and for the keeping of records.
Officers may also carry out additional checks for relevant information held by other authorities.