Covid-19 notice

IELTS testing in the United Kingdom and Ireland has restarted in line with local government guidelines, with special health and safety arrangements to protect test takers and staff.

See IELTS locations and the latest opening dates below to book your test.  

Ready to start a career as a Transport for London Private Hire Driver? Make IELTS your first destination – apply for your TfL licence with our world-class English language test.

English language skills are an essential requirement for working as a private hire driver with Transport for London (TfL). IELTS meets the strict standards TfL expects of its private hire drivers when renewing a licence or applying for a new one. 

IELTS tests for TfL applications cost £200.

You can take your test at one of our convenient TfL-approved test centres across London:

London Central - University of Westminster - closed
Book now
London East - International House - open Book now
London South - London Exams Centre - open Book now
London West - Ealing Hammersmith College - open  Book now
London West - Mobile Testing Solution Ltd - open Book now

Find out more about applying for a private hire licence with TFL.