An English language requirement applies to all applications for private hire driver licences received by TfL (Transport for London) on, or after, 14 October 2016. This includes applications for both renewal and new licences.
Trinity’s ISE I Secure English Language Test (SELT) is approved by TfL for this purpose – full details and how to book this exam are detailed below.
Only tests taken at a SELT centre are approved by TfL for private hire driver licence applications.
Computer-based test option (London Hammersmith only)
Candidates take the Reading & Writing part of ISE I (B1) on computer at the London Hammersmith SELT Centre - find out more.
When you get your results for ISE, you receive:
Certificates are usually sent within 21 days of candidates passing both parts of the ISE test.
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Trinity SELT qualifications are also approved by UKVI for British Citizenship, Settlement and visa applications. This means that the ISE I (B1) SELT can also be used if applying for: