To operate a Private Hire taxi company you may need to apply for planning permission to make sure that, if your business is run from home, it will not cause nuisance or obstruction to your neighbours.
You can download the list of fees below.
How to apply
Download and complete the forms below. To apply for an operator licence you will need to:
- Undertake a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
- Provide professional character references
- Provide proof of Planning Permission (if applicable)
We recommend that you read the guidance notes before you start your application.
If you have any questions about the application process please contact us.
Register of licences
You can search our public register of all licences and registrations issued and held within the Lewes district.
Accessibility disclaimer: we will soon be moving to online applications for this licence. We are providing the Microsoft Word and printable PDF forms above temporarily until the online service is ready.
If you are unable to use the Word or PDF forms, you can ask us to send you the application form in another format.