Book a knowledge test

Book and pay for your test

A driver applying for a private hire licence must take the Private Hire Knowledge Test, while a driver applying for a dual licence must take the Hackney Knowledge Test.

Private hire knowledge test duration:

  • 1 hour (10am - 11am)

Hackney knowledge test duration:

  • 2 1/2 hours (10am - 12.30pm)

To book your knowledge test you will need to:

  • log into your MyAccount (or create an account if you don't already have one) to complete the form. 
  • select the test you want to take (Private Hire Knowledge Test or  Hackney Knowledge Test)
  • pay the £71.30 fee at the time of booking

Knowledge tests are held at the Civic Centre. 

Book a knowledge test

Hackney Knowledge Test guidance notes (PDF, 128KB)
Private Hire Knowledge Test guidance notes (PDF, 112KB)