If you run a business operating private hire vehicles in South Oxfordshire then you will need a private hire vehicle operator’s licence.
Please refer to our notice about proposed changes to vehicle and operator licence fees to take effect from Monday 26 April 2021.
To apply for a licence please complete the following steps:
The appointment will take place at our office at 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, OX14 4SB. Please ensure you bring:
If we did not issue your driver licence then you will be required to:
You may also need to apply for planning permission for your business, we would recommend you speak with our Planning Department before submitting an application.
For details on how we use data relating to licence holders and applicants, please see our privacy notice for licence holders and applicants.
Once your licence has been approved, you may wish to apply for a private hire vehicle licence for each of the vehicles your will be using.
Before we issue an operator’s licence, one of our licensing officers will need to inspect the operating base that you intend to use.
This inspection will include a detailed inspection of the facilities for the public, for communication and for the keeping of records.
Officers may also carry out additional checks for relevant information held by other authorities.