A private hire operator is a person making provision in the course of a business for the invitation or acceptance of bookings for private hire vehicles. Private hire operators are based at premises throughout the City and normally accept bookings over the telephone. Cars are dispatched to customers through the use of radios or computerised systems. There are no restrictions on the number of vehicles and drivers that can be operated under a Private Hire Operators Licence.

Application Forms

Private Hire Operator's Licence Application Form (pdf 34kb)


For more information please contact the Licensing Section.

Licensing Office
Newington Road East
Newcastle upon Tyne

Phone 0191 2783864

Email: licensingnewingtonroad@newcastle.gov.uk

Page last updated: 
11 August 2014
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