Cycling-related business licences

A bike courier company

In order to operate a business where you can use your bike, cycling skills, and knowledge of the City streets, you will first need to apply for a Vehicles for Hire license.

For more information on these licenses, visit the following pages.

Licenses and permits you need to operate a business with your bike

Bike couriers

Bike couriers operate a self-propelled bicycle to transport goods. Find out how to get your bike courier licence and renew your bike courier plate.


Pedicabs are self-propelled or motor-assisted three-wheeled vehicles that transport up to two people (plus the driver). Find out how to apply for a pedicab licence.