Licensing information and application forms - Private Hire Vehicle Licence Grant or Renewal

License
Private Hire Vehicle Licence Grant or Renewal
Brief Description
A private hire car operator licence is required for running a vehicle for hire by advance bookings. Private hire cars cannot be hailed in the street.
License Period
3 years
Fee
£648 which can be paid either in a single initial payment or by three annual instalments currently £216 but subject to any future increases which the Council may agree. Fees cover costs involved in the application process and are non refundable. You should note that after payment, full consideration and processing, your licence may not be granted. The application fee will not be refunded to you even if your licence is not granted.
Download Application
Private Hire Vehicle Licence Grant or Renewal
Conditions of application
Private Hire Vehicle conditions
Contact
Licensing Unit
Address
Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose TD6 0SA
Telephone
01835 826662
Fax
01835 826693