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 pdf Taxi Handbook (566 KB) .
Applications can be submitted with the relevant fee to:
Licensing (Malvern Hills), Wyre Forest House, Fine Point Way, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 7WF
Download and complete the document Private Hire Operator application form (143 KB) .
The fees we currently charge in relation private hire operator licences can found on our licensing fees and charges page.