Do I need a permit?
What legislation applies?
What are the conditions of the licence?
Minibus permits are only for non-profit organisations.
If a profit making company wants to operate a minibus they can only operate as a private hire operator for up to 8 passengers (private hire driver and vehicle licence required.)
If the vehicle is for more than 8 passengers it must be licensed as a public service vehicle (PSV) which is licensed by VOSA.
How will my application be determined?
The Permit is granted, subject to the completion of an application form and the applicant satisfying the Local Authority of their suitability and qualifications.
How much will it cost?
How do I apply?
You cannot currently apply and pay for your licence online.
To download an Application for a Minibus Permit. please see the Downloads section
Do I need to provide further information or evidence?
Returning your application
You will need to make an appointment to submit your application form. To do this contact us at the points below. You will be required to bring in the documents outlined in the application form.
How long will it take you to process my application?
We will then process your application and tell you the outcome within 28 working days
You can enquire at the Civic Centre reception desk (14) from Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm and Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
To find out more about Minibus Permits, contact us on:
Regeneration and Environment
City of Wolverhampton Council
Civic Centre, St. Peter's Square