Licensing information and application forms - Taxi/Private Hire Booking Offices

Taxi/Private Hire Booking Offices
Brief Description
A licence is required for the use of premises for the carrying on of a business which consists to any extent of the taking of bookings, by any means of communication from members of the public for the hire of a relevant vehicle. “Relevant vehicles” are licensed taxis and private hire cars.
License Period
3 years
£236 - 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
Taxi private hire booking offices license application(PDF)
Taxi private hire booking offices guidance notes (PDF)
Conditions of application
Taxi private hire booking offices license conditions (PDF)
Licensing Unit
Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose TD6 0SA
01835 826662
01835 825838
Additional information
Taxi private hire booking offices additional information (PDF)