Licences and permits directory - Private hire operators licence | Sevenoaks District Council

Licences and permits directory - Private hire operators licence

To operate a private hire taxi company you may need to apply for planning permission to make sure that, if you business is run from home, it will not cause nuisance or obstruction to your neighbours.

Making an application

Please ensure that you read through the requirements set out in the relevant policy or guidance notes before applying:

View our Taxi and Private Hire Licensing fees and charges

After you have submitted your application and fee online, you will need to contact us on 01732 227004 to make an appointment unless you are already a licensed driver or the application is to renew an existing licence.

Apply online

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

You are required to have read the DBS Enhanced Check Privacy Policy before making an application and you will be asked to confirm you have read and understood how the DBS will process your personal data as part of your application.

We encourage you to sign up to the DBS Update Service and it will make your renewal process quicker and easier.

See how we hold your information.


Licensing Partnership
P.O. Box 182
TN13 1GP

Call: 01732 227004