Getting the application package
Firstly, you will be required to obtain an application package from TfL's Public Carriage Office (PCO). The PCO can be contacted at the below mentioned telephone number.
Contact:+44 845 602 7000
Requisite documents or certificates
Mentioned below are the documents required to attach with the application.
- Completely filled in and signed application form
- A medical certificate issued by a GP
- Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure Application
- Topographical Skills Assessment Certificate
- Copy of driving licence and proof to live and work in United Kingdom
Submitting your application Set
You need to visit the PCO and submit your application after ensuring that it is completely filled and the required documents are attached with it.
Time taken to get the Licence
It normally takes around 2 to 3 months to get the licence.
Kinds of Minicab Licence
There are two kinds of licences, depending upon the tenure of validity.
Licence valid for 1 year
Licence valid for 1 year would cost a fee of about 127 GBP.
Licence valid for 3 years
A licence that is valid for a period of 3 years costs approximately 298 GBP.
Transport for London (TfL)
Location: Surface Transport Customer Services, 4th Floor, Palestra, 197 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NJ, UK.
Visit Webpage of TfL's Public Carriege Office (PCO)