Apply for a Private hire vehicle licence

If you want to run a private hire vehicle service then you will need a licence. Each driver will also need a private hire driver licence and the vehicle licensed be associated with a licensed operator.

To apply for an Private Hire Vehicle Licence, please complete the application form then read the below documents:

Private Hire Vehicle Licence for Forest Heath District Council , please read below:

Private Hire Vehicle Licence for St Edmundsbury Borough Council , please read below:

To apply for a Private Hire Plate Exemption, please read the Licensing Guidance Procedure and Conditions and complete the application form.

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Does tacit authorisation apply?
No, this is because it is in the public interest that your application is fully processed before a licence is granted.