Private Hire Licence CheckerLicence examiner for private rental
Inspect a private driver or car.
Please contact Transport for London to verify whether a private hire car is registered. It is useful if you are an owner who checks a prospective driver's licence, if you are a chauffeur who checks a prospective employers, or maybe even if you use a car and want to make sure it is licenced.
You can also use the online test below as an alternative: The Findaride feature is another useful utility where you can find licenced mini cabs and other private landlords near you. Of course, businesses recruit new riders, but it is usually good to take the lead and go straight to them.
What is the importance of licencing? It gives users the assurance that, when using an authorised private hire company, registered lorry owner or registered car, they are working with an honest, professionally organised, dependable lorry owner and secure car.
Certification of PCO licences
A very useful searching utility has been developed by T-Systems, which allows you to find out whether a private rental car owner, company or car is registered. It is useful if you are an owner who checks a prospective driver's license, if you are a chauffeur who checks a prospective employers, or if you may even be using a car and want to make sure it is licenced.
To use this searchengine, click here: The Findaride feature is another useful utility where you can find licenced mini cabs and other private landlords in your area.
Driving test right for taxidrivers
Applying for a right to license examination. As of December 1, 2016, you must have the right to license control in order to request or extend a cabbie, private rental or private rental. It is to show that you have the right to stay and work in the UK and it is in addition to the tests in our Fit and Proper Person Directive.
Further information on the right to license controls can be found in the Immigration Act 2016. Unless you have the right to work in the UK, no license will be granted. Where your right to stay in the United Kingdom is temporary, a licence will not be granted for the period after the date of your holiday.
You must have the right to licence control in person and you must produce documentation proving your right to reside and work in the UK. Please contact our Citizen Service Point at 100 Temple Street for the right to license control. When you renew your driver's license to prevent delay, you should acquire a right to a driver's license at least 8 week before your license expires so that your documentation can be handled.
Due to this verification, there may be a delay in the issuance of your license. Below is a listing of documentation accepted as evidence of your right to a license. Failure by the licence holders to comply with migration legislation shall give rise to the verification, suspension or revocation of a licence. In the event that the entry permit is shortened, the licence holders commit a criminal offense if they do not hand back the coachman, the private hire car drivers or the driving licence to the authorising authorities, for which a fine may be imposed.
As soon as you have performed the necessary review once, you do not need to redo the review if you then request the renewal or renewal of your license. License may be granted (subject to legal restrictions) until the work permit expires. An additional verification of your immigrant background is necessary with each application for renewal or renewal of your license.
You must produce one of these documents: a certificate from the Home Office, Documentation and Enquiry Unit stating that the nominee may remain in the United Kingdom because he or she has a timely request, appointment or administrative enquiry and is pending. Licences may be granted for six-month periods from the date of the licence award certificate.