- At least 21 years old
- UK driving licence 3 years+
- Criminal Check (DBS)
Are you eligible?
What’s required to get a PCO Licence.
- Pass medical check with GP
- Pass Topographical Test
- English Language Test
How to apply for a PCO Licence
There are a few steps to get your PCO Licence, we’ve listed them below:
Register with TfL
You must register with TfL to get your online PCO licence application started.
CRB Check Application
Complete your Enhanced DBS CRB Check with TfL’s authorised company.
A medical assessment must be done by your GP to declare you are fit to work.
Book Topographical Test
Book and pass your Topographical Skills Test at a TfL authorised test centre.
Topographical Skills Training
You get 2 chances to pass your topographical test, so it’s wise to prepare.
English Language Requirement
Submit proof that you pass this requirement, or take an English Language Test.
Private Hire News
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Changes to the Topographical Skills Test, updates on the TfL English Test.