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 a policy and procedures on the licensing of private hire operators. These are contained in the Council's Taxi Handbook.


Applications can be submitted with the relevant fee to:

Licensing, Malvern Hills District Council, The Council House, Avenue Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3AF

Download and complete the Private Hire Operator application form.

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