PCO Licence News & Updates

Stay up to date with the latest news from Transport for London and Private Hire industry. Changes to the Topographical Skills Test, updates on the TfL English Test.
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  • Alternative jobs for drivers

    Over the last few years, the Private Hire driving industry in London has become saturated and we don’t even have to mention the last 12 months of difficulties faced by drivers due…

  • Effects of another Lockdown on the Private Hire Industry

    We wanted to do a quick update for drivers looking to apply for their PCO licence (Private Hire Licence).  TfL are still only processing PCO renewal applications for existing drivers.   All new applications…

  • Tier 4 Lockdown effects on private hire drivers in London

    This year has been particularly difficult for private hire drivers due to the covid-19 pandemic.  Even people looking to become private hire drivers have had the opportunity put on hold due to…

  • Sadiq Khan considering £3.50 ‘Greater London boundary charge’

    The Covid-19 pandemic has stopped Londoners from travelling and so has cost TfL millions in lost fares. The UK government has had to bail them out twice, costing a whopping £3.4 billion.…

  • Official TfL Coronavirus Information

    Transport for London have provided a dedicated section on their website with information for Private Hire and Taxi drivers regarding the Coronavirus. The page provides information on how TfL is supporting licensed…

  • English Test Date Extended 2021

    Transport for London has further extended the deadline for the TfL English Test for Private Hire minicab drivers in London.  The new date is 30 September 2021. What does this mean? Drivers…