Bournemouth Zone - Private Hire Operator Licence
Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service
On advice from the government regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have suspended new driver applications and medicals, current licences will be extended by 6 months.
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Bournemouth Zone - Private Hire Operator licences are required by individuals or firms which take bookings for the hire of private hire vehicles.
Private hire operator's licences are required by individuals or firms taking bookings for the hire of private hire vehicles.
The law requires an operator to be licensed by the same authority which licenses the private hire vehicles and private hire drivers working within their control, thus a vehicle licensed by one authority can only ever be driven by a driver licensed by that same authority; both must be subject to the control of a operator licensed by that same authority.
Application for a licence
To apply for a Private Hire Operators Licence please complete the application form and contact us to make payment on 01202 451180. The application will not be valid until the full payment is received.
Minimum Fee (for up to six vehicles operated)
Thereafter - 7 to 20 vehicles operated
£ 30.00 per vehicle
(e.g. Eight Vehicles = £105.00 + [extra 2 vehicles @ £30 each = £165.00]
This authority is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on this form for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes. For further information, see http://www.bournemouth.gov.uk/nfi