Private hire vehicle licence

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Vehicle eligibility

Before you apply for a licence, please download and read our vehicle specifications to check if your vehicle is eligible:

Download the document

What you will need

  • a valid MOT certificate
  • a valid public hire insurance certificate (This must detail all drivers of the vehicle. Only drivers who hold a dual driver licence with us will be eligible to drive the vehicle)
  • a V5 log book or if the vehicle is new to you a V5 slip with proof of purchase (you will be required to provide us with the log book within seven days of you receiving it)
  • any vehicle which has undergone a conversion to be wheelchair accessible or converted to allow additional seating must have an appropriate certificate to prove that the conversion has been carried out to the required standard (European-wide type approval or equivalent)


The conditions of the licence are available to download:

Download the document


Apply for a private hire vehicle licence