Covid-19 notice

IELTS testing in the United Kingdom and Ireland will re-start from June with special health and safety arrangements to protect test takers and staff.

See IELTS locations and 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 - open from 1 July 2020 Book now
London East - International House - open from 20 June 2020 Book now
London South - London Exams Centre - open from 22 June 2020 Book now
London West - Ealing Hammersmith College - open from 13 June 2020 Book now
London West - Mobile Testing Solution Ltd - open from 13 June 2020 Book now

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