• O-licences are issued by the Traffic Commissioner for the area in which the vehicle’s operating centre lies and will have effect anywhere in Great Britain. PSV Operator Licensing

  • Any trade or business whose vehicle is designed or adapted to carry nine or more passengers, and who takes payment for carrying passengers (hire or reward) requires a PSV O-licence. Who Needs an O-licence?

  • O-licences take four forms: standard national, standard international, restricted and special restricted licences. Types of O-licence

  • Care must be taken to licence small vehicles and stretched limousines correctly as either public service vehicles (PSVs) or private hire vehicles (PHVs). Licensing of Small Vehicles

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