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A grant of up to £300 per household is now available to residents with low income. It offers help with food, fuel bills and other related essentials.

Find out if you're eligible for the Household Support Fund and apply today.

Apply for or renew a private hire vehicle licence

Apply for a temporary private hire vehicle licence

To apply for a temporary private hire vehicle licence, you will need:

  • a certificate of insurance covering the passenger for hire and third party risks
  • a vehicle registration document V5 or new owner tear off slip
  • proof of ownership of the vehicle
  • hire purchase agreement (if your vehicle is on hire purchase)
  • MOT test certificate (required when 12 months old). You can book your MOT online
  • HPI report (for pre-owned vehicles)
  • European whole vehicle type approval certificate
  • mechanical test certificate passed within the last month. You can book your MOT online
  • evidence of a right to work in the UK if you are not currently a licensed driver within Guildford
  • basic DBS check if the applicant is not currently a licensed driver within Guildford

Start your application

To make this application you will need to:

  1. click the button below, create an account, or log in to the licensing portal
  2. after logging in select 'licensing' from the left hand side menu 
  3. select taxis and private hire
  4. you can then select the licence to apply for or renew

Apply for a temporary private hire vehicle licence