Private hire operator licence

Apply for a private hire operator's licence

To apply for a private hire operator licence you need to submit:

  • a completed application form
  • the application fee

Where to apply

To submit an application, you will need to make an appointment with our licensing department:

Licensing team
Thurrock Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, RM17 6SL.



For details of the application fee payable, go to taxi fees.

Processing and timescales

Application should normally be processed within 5 working days, unless there is a reason why the licence may be refused.