Private Hire Operator licensing

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 which can be downloaded here:

Handbook

Applications

Applications can be submitted with the relevant fee to:

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

You can download the application form here:

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