Private hire operator licence

Apply for or renew a licence

To apply for a licence, you will need to be able to provide the following by email:

  • any fleet insurance held must be provided with an accompanying schedule of the vehicles and named drivers disclosed to the insurance company
  • any premises that provide access to members of the public must provide an insurance certificate for public liability to a minimum value of £5million
  • a list of current vehicles detailing the registration, make and model
  • a list of current drivers detailing their full name, badge number and date of birth
  • tax check code (this system will be available from the 7 March 2022 and you must provide the code as part of your application from the 4 April 2022)

Once you have all of the relevant information, please email licensing@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk and one of the advisors will be in touch to arrange for the fee to be made.