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Street Knowledge Test (SKT) for new Taxi and Private Hire drivers

Applying for your test

To apply for a street knowledge test (SKT), you’ll need to download, complete and return a form (PDF 132kb) and pay a fee.

Once you’ve completed your application, you’ll need to email it to our Taxi Licensing team at

Pay the fee

You’ll need to pay £25 to take the SKT. You can pay for your booking online. You’ll need:

  • an email address
  • a debit or credit card

What happens next

Once we’ve received your application and fee, we’ll process it. If your application is successful, we’ll confirm your test date. It will be based on the next available test date.

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