Private Hire Operator Licensing

Anyone who invites and accept bookings for private hire vehicles are deemed to be a private hire operator. If you are acting as private hire operator in our area, you need to hold a licence granted by us.

We have adopted conditions on the licensing of private hire operators. The conditions can be downloaded here: Private Hire Operator Conditions

Applying for a licence

You can download the application form here: Private Hire Operator application form

Applications can be submitted with the relevant fee to:

Licensing, Wyre Forest District Council, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 7WF

or can be delivered to an officer during a licensing surgery - see more details on our licensing surgeries page.

The fees we currently charge in relation private hire operator licences can found on our licensing fees and charges page