Private hire operator licence

Private hire operator's licence

For the safety and protection of the public, private hire operators in Thurrock must have a licence issued by us. The licence permits you to advertise and accept bookings for private hire work.

If you intend to take bookings from an operating base situated outside Thurrock, you must apply for an operator's licence from the appropriate local council. You can only use vehicles and drivers who are licensed by the same local council who issue the operator's licence.

The licence is valid for 12 months from the date it was granted.

Policy and conditions

We have a policy and conditions relating to the private hire operator's licence:

Check a licence

You can check whether a private hire operator is licensed with us.