How do I apply for a PCO Licence?
How do I apply for a PCO Licence?
- Complete Criminal (DBS) Check. As part of the application process, you need to prove that you are someone of “good character”.
- Pass Medical Test.
- Pass Topographical Skills Assessment.
- Topographical Assessment with Uber.
- Pass English Language Test.
How long does PCO application take?
12 to 16 weeks
It generally takes 12 to 16 weeks for your PCO licence application to be fully processed.
How do I renew my PCO Licence?
PCO Licence Renewal
- Read through thoroughly and sign the declarations.
- Send your renewal application form in before the expiration of your current PCO-licence.
- Remember to send both the Licence Fee and the Application Fee with your completed form.
- A new DBS (CRB) check is required (as they only have a validity of 3 months)
How much does a private hire license cost?
|Number of vehicles||5 year fee (£)||Licence fee as an average annual cost (£)|
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.
How old does a car have to be for PCO Licence?
With effect from 1 April 2012 any new private hire vehicle that is more than 5 years old will not be licensed. With effect from 1 April 2012 any new private hire vehicle will, as a minimum, have to satisfy Euro 4 emission standards.
How much does a PCO cost?
PCO Licence cost
|The Application Fee (Payable to TfL)||£310|
|CRB online application (Recommended)||£56.85|
|Or CRB Paper Application (Optional)||£58.85|
|Medical Check with your GP||£0|
How long does it take to renew PCO Licence?
It can take up to 6 weeks for a renewal to be processed, so it’s safe to say don’t leave it too late otherwise your licence may expire and you won’t be able to work if it runs out not only because you’re unlicensed but also because it will mean your insurance policy will be invalid too.
Can I get a PCO licence with 6 points?
How old can a PCO car be?
With effect from 1 April 2012 any new private hire vehicle that is more than 5 years old will not be licensed.
How much does it cost to get a PCO licence?
PHV/203 – PCO Licence application form. Information about the Post Office® “Check and Send” service.The Post Office® offers the “Check and Send” service for PCO licence applications, for a £7.15 fee. Bring originals and photocopies of all required documents.
Which is the PHV / 203 form for PCO licence?
Information Sheet Of Topographical Skills – This give you information regarding the assessment of your Topographical Skills that you must take and pass. PHV/203 – PCO Licence application form.
Do you have to take medical declaration form for PCO licence?
It’s worth going through the application form in stages as some elements are reliant on others so follow our step-by-step guide to get you through the process. You must be medically fit and so you must take the Medical Declaration form (TPH/204) to a GP to ensure your health reached the standards required for a DVLA Group 2 licence.
How do I apply for a private hire driver licence?
On pressing “Apply for Driver Licence Online” you will need to scroll down and choose what licence you are applying for, select “Private Hire” from the drop-down menu and then click “Submit”. This is the actual application form, you will start by answering some of the Mandatory Questions, followed by the Application Questions.