How do I contact TfL private hire licence?

How do I contact TfL private hire licence?

To contact us about licensing or any other element of our service:

  1. email us at: [email protected]
  2. Call us on 0343 222 4444.

How long does it take to get a TfL private hire licence?

between 12-16 weeks
It generally takes between 12-16 weeks for your PCO application to be fully processed.

What cars are allowed for PCO?

What car can I use for PCO driving?

  • Euro 6 petrol or diesel engine, or a Euro 4 petrol-hybrid engine.
  • Four independently opening doors.
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage.

Do private hire vehicles need an MOT?

All taxis and private hire vehicles more than 12 months from the date of manufacture are required to pass two MOT tests as a condition of continued annual licensing. The six-monthly MOT tests help to ensure that taxi and private hire vehicles remain safe and road worthy for passengers and other road users.

What is a private hire vehicle?

Private hire vehicles are family sized vehicles and minibuses which carry up to eight passengers. They: cannot be hailed in the street. cannot use taxi ranks. must be pre-booked through a licensed operator.

Can I get a PCO Licence with 6 points?

Taxi drivers and penalty points: an overview For ordinary UK drivers, if you accumulate 12 or more penalty points within a three-year period, you can be disqualified from driving. If you’ve qualified to drive in the last two years the rules are tougher, and you’ll lose your licence with six points or more.

Can I get a PCO Licence with a criminal record?

Having a criminal record doesn’t instantly disqualify you from getting licensed but if you do have any previous convictions then they will be assessed on a case by case basis using the following criteria: Nature of the offence(s) Circumstances in which any offence was committed.

Can I get a PCO licence with 6 points?

How old can a car be for PCO?

The regulations have changed and from the 1st of April 2012 you will not be able to licence a vehicle for the first time if it is over 5 years old. Any vehicle, which has been licensed prior to April 2012, can remain licensed for up to 10 years from the manufacture date (subject to a yearly renewal).

Can I PCO my car?

Any vehicle that seats up to eight passengers and is available for hire with a driver requires a private hire vehicle (PHV) licence. It is the responsibility of the vehicle owner to apply for a licence. The private hire regulations have recently changed.

Which car is best for PCO?

Revealed! London’s Top 5 Most Popular PCO Cars In 2017

  • Toyota Prius – 23,602.
  • Ford Galaxy – 10,151.
  • Mercedes E Class – 8,266.
  • Vauxhall Zafira – 4,769.
  • Volkswagen Sharan – 3,418.

Do I need a TfL license to hire a car?

You must meet the eligibility criteria set by TfL for your vehicle. If you want to use a vehicle for private hire work, you’ll need to have it licensed by TfL.

What is a private hire vehicle (PHV) licence?

Any vehicle that seats up to eight passengers and is available for hire with a driver requires a private hire vehicle (PHV) licence.

Are there any licensed private hire operators in London?

There are licensed operators all across London, offering a variety of services. Once licensed, you can work for any private hire operator licensed in London. In order to be licensed, you will need to meet the following criteria:

How do I get a taxi license in London?

Inside London. Taxis and private hire vehicles (PHV) in London must be inspected and licensed by Transport for London (TfL). Your taxi must be inspected by TfL to get your vehicle licence.