Operator licence

Any person who wishes to conduct a business by employing private hire drivers and vehicles must first be licensed with the local authority.

Application to become a private hire operator (to employ licensed private hire drivers and licensed vehicles) must be made to the licensing section. Before an application will be put to the licensing regulatory panel, the applicant must provide planning permission and public and employers liability insurance.

The application fee for a private hire operator are:

Number of vehicles

One year licence

Five year licence
One vehicle £140 £424
Two to four vehicles £175 £599
Five to ten vehicles £278 £1,114
11-20 vehicles £389 £1,669
21+ vehicles £410 £1,774

How to apply

Apply for a private hire operator licence

How to renew

Renew your private hire operator licence

Any complaints or concerns regarding a private hire operator based in Salford should be made to the licensing section.

Downloadable documents

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