PCO (Private Hire Driver Licence) (2023)

The PCO Private Hire Licence allows holders to legally provide minicab hiring services in the United Kingdom. The PCO Licence also allows you to become an Uber driver.

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Licence Name

PCO Private Hire Driver Licence

AUTHORITY

Transport for London (TfL)

TIME TO GET LICENSED

4 weeks

COST

£700

VALID FOR

3 years

ELIGIBILITY

21 years, Right to work in UK, DBS Check, Pass tests: Topographical, Medical, English

QUALIFICATION(S) NEEDED

Topographical Test;

STEPS TO GET LICENSED

Enhanced DBS Check
  • TfL Provider: GBGroup
  • Cost: £60
Medical Test
  • Medical standards: DVLA Group 2
  • Cost: £80
Topographical Test
  • Find accredited test centre
  • Cost: £75
Becoming an Uber driver
  • Sign up online - www.uber.com
  • Submit application documentation
  • Have approved Uber vehicle
  • Attend Uber Ignition' session

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What is the PCO Licence?

Are you looking to get licensed and work as adriver?Getting your PCO Licence is the first step towards working a new career where you can enjoy freedom of chosing when to work.

We makegetting your PCOlicence a simple, stress-free process

The PCO Licence,also known as the Private Hire DriverLicence, allows you to workas a minicab driver or chauffer, including working as an Uber driver.

The PCO licenceis valid for 3 years and is issued by the PCO(Public Carriage Office),who are part of Transport for London (TfL).

(Video) How to apply for PCO LICENCE in London 2021 step by step | Topographical assessment test information

Apply for your PCO Licence using the officialTFL application form.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a PCO Licence:

✅ You need tobe at least 21 years old

✅ Must have UK driving licencefor 3 years

✅ Have a validCriminal RecordCheck (DBS) check.

✅ Complete a medical examination,

✅ Complete the Topographical Skills Assessment

✅Take the English Language test.

EEA Driving LicenceException: You can also apply using a full clean and validEEA driving licencethat you have held for 3 years. Don't forget to submit the UK counterpart.

How do I apply for a PCO Licence?

Applying for a PCO Licence can seem complicated,but is actually quite straightforward. All you need to do is follow the steps below:

CompleteCriminal (DBS) Check

As part of the applicationprocess, you need to prove that you are someone of "good character". To do this, you will need to complete an enhancedDBS Check.

This can cost around £60.

Pass Medical Test

To obtain your PCO Licence, you will need to be declared medically fit according to DVLA Group 2 Standards. The criteria includesreaction times, hearing tests and checking for other serious health conditions. You can complete a your medical test with your GP or other health professionals who have complete access to your records.

This can cost around £80.

Pass Topographical Skills Assessment

The Topographical Skills assessment ensuresyou are able to use an A-Z Guide to locate places, as well as to plan routes (of varying distance)from one point to another. You will need to obtain your certificate froman accredited test centre.

Find out more about the topographical skills assessment and how to book at a TfL-approved centre on the TfL Website

Topographical Assessment with Uber

If you wish to be become an Uber driver you will have an option of taking your topographical assessment at the Uber Ignition Centre which is based in London.

This can cost £50 per applicant.

Pass English Language Test

The standard of English required is not advancedand equivalent to early secondary school.You will need to take a test with one of TfL’s approved language test providers.

Note - Inmany cases, your academicqualifications (such as GCSEs)can exempt you from having to take the English language test.

Click here for more information to find out if your standard of English is deemed acceptable.

Complete theapplication form on the TfL Website

Visitthe official TfL website and beginthe application process for your PCO Licence. You can also sign up online and request apaper application.

Do I need training for a PCO Licence?

There is no specific training course for the PCO Licence, however you can receive assistance with 2 aspects: the English test and the topographical skills test. Some providers will offer training and assessment for both of these areas.

Cost of the PCO Licence

There are several differentcosts associatedwith the PCO Livcence. For instance, there is a cost for starting an application and another for taking the required medical test.

✏️Note: The total cost to get a PCO Licencecould be up to £700.Costs can vary depending on your choice of provider. E.g. some medical tests can cost more than others.

How to renew your PCO Licence

Your PCO Licence is valid for 3years. To assist you, the Public Carriage Office (PCO) will send youyour renewal forms a few weeks before theexpiration date of your licence.

Don't wait too long!

It takes a few weeks for PCO Licence application to be processed. If you wait more than 3 months after your PCO Licence has expired, you will no longer be eligible for a renewal and be treated as anew applicant.

Becoming an Uber Driver with a PCO Licence

Benefits of becoming an Uber Driver

For many people in the UK, using an Uber is preferred over the traditional black cabs or private taxi services. Working for Uber offers freelance and flexible hours for drivers and is used by millions of passengers in the UK with an average of 3.5 million users in London alone.

Make as much money as you want

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Being an Uber Driver is a quick and easy way to make money, with a lot of drivers actually earning a full time living as an Uber Driver.

Set your own schedule

You will be able to drive at times that work for you, whether that’s before or after another job or on your weekends off.

Easy and user-friendly app

The Uber app is as easy as just a tap and go. You’ll get turn-by-turn directions, suggestions to help you make more, and 24/7 support.

To find out more about becoming an Uber Driver, please visitOfficial Uber Website.

Tip: You can work for multiple operators at the same time, not just Uber.

More information to help you kick-start your Uber Driver career

The minimum requirements of becoming an Uber Driver

There are certain requirementsthat you must need in order to be eligible to drive with Uber This includes:

  • You must have a valid driving licence(if you have an EU one, it has to be converted to a UK licence)
  • You need to be at least 21 years old
  • Depending upon the area in which you are based, you will need a certain number of years driving experience in order to qualify

✏️Note: You will need to provide the following documents in order to drive with Uber as part of your application.

✅ National Insurance Number

✅ Electronic Counterpart Code

✅ Private Hire Paper licence

✅ Original UK Plastic Driving Licence

✅ Private Hire Insurance Certificate

✅ MOT that has been issued within the past 6 months

✅ Logbook

Do you need training to be an Uber Driver?

Before you officially begin driving with Uber you will need to attend an Uber Ignition' session.

This is basically a free half-day information session where you will learn about what it will be like to work for Uber.

The Uber Ignition' session can take up to four hours and involves the following:

  • Training for the maps test
  • Guidance on how to get your health and background check
  • Advice on obtaining insurance
  • Guidance on how to apply for your private hire licence (if you haven’t already got one)

What vehicle will you need to become an Uber driver?

As you'll be driving people around in your own vehicle, you'll need to make sure it's up to the standards Uber requires. Your car needs to be under five years old, and should comfortably seat between four and eight people.

The approved list of accepted cars if you want to become an Uber driver in the UK can be found on the Official Uber Website.

How much can you make as an Uber Driver?

On average Uber drivers could make around £565 for a 35-45-hour week which on average works out at roughly £15 per hour. This also includes tips which can be granted by the passenger via the app.

✏️Uber charges 25% commission for each ride.

Uber drivers get paid on a weekly basis. The money goes directly into your bank account along with an invoice detailing all the trips.

FAQs

The pco licence allows you to workas a private hire vehicle minicab driver or chauffer.It is also known as the Private Hire DriverLicence. PCO stands forPublic Carriage Office - they are part of Transport for London (TfL).

If you wish to work for a licensed private hire operator as a driver or chauffer, it is a legal requirement for you to hold a valid pco license.

There is no simple answer. The TfL applicationcost for thePCO Licenceis£250. Then you need to factor in other elements of the application form. Thisincludes DBS criminal record checks, English Language, Medical andTopographical tests. The estimated total, as reported by TfL (the Licensing Authority) is around £700.

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The PCO Licence is valid for3years. Public Carriage Office (PCO) will send youyour renewal forms a few weeks before theexpiration date of your licence to give you a hand. If you wait more than 3 months, you will need to re-apply from scratch.

Having a basic level of Englishis a requirement for the PCO Licence. TfL approveISE I (B1) andIELTStests to show your level.Please note, you are exempt from this if you have anyof the following qualifications in certificate form: GCSE, AS Level or A-levels, University Degrees and so on. For the full list of exemptions, click here.

As part of your PCO Licence application, you need to prove that you are medically fit to drivethrough a medical test. The test will check your reactions, coordination, memory and so on. See more on:DVLA Group 2 medical standards. To takethe test, you can contact your GP or book with an external centre(provided they have access to your full medical history). TfL advises that the cost is around £80. The test resultis only valid for 6 months, so make sure you apply before it expires.

You need to pass the Topographical Skills assessment to complete your PCO Licence application.The test ensuresyou are able to use an A-Z Guide to locate places, as well as to plan routes (of varying distance)from one point to another.

Yes. With the PCO Licence, you are able to work for private operators as a driver, this includes working as a driver for Uber.

You must be at least 21 years old to be an approved Uber driver.

An Uber drive can earn on average £15 per hour. This also includes tips.

You'll need to have the correct insurance when working as an Uber driver, and even if you're already insured to drive your vehicle, you may not be covered to use your vehicle for work or business use, so check your documentation.

Price comparison sites such asCompare the MarketorCompare.comcan help you find a good deal if you need to change your vehicle insurance.

Uber will pay you weekly, usually on a Thursday, and it calculates the amount of fares you've taken between 4am on a Monday and 3:59am the following Monday.

Yes. You'll need to either rent or buy an Uber-approved vehicle. This can be done via the Uber Marketplace, which helps you find vehicles to drive.

There are no hours or shifts, Uber drivers can turn on the app whenever they want and can decide when they want to drive.

You can use your own phone and sat nav if you already have both. However, you can pay £5 per week to obtain a company phone and a sat nav. This includes phone, data charges and repairs. This option is also covered by insurance if the phone or sat nav gets damaged.

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(Video) How to apply for PCO LICENCE in London 2021 step by step | Topographical assessment test information

FAQs

How long does a PCO license take to get? ›

How long does it take to get the PCO licence? It generally takes between 12-16 weeks for your PCO application to be fully processed.

How much does a PCO license cost? ›

PCO Licence cost
The Application Fee (Payable to TfL)£310
Or CRB Paper Application (Optional)£58.85
Medical Check with your GP£0
Topographical Training£50
Check & SendFREE
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What is a PCO licence? ›

PCO stands for the Public Carriage Office. They run a special Department of Transport for London (TfL), which is awards a Licence to those who wish to work as mini cab drivers in London. The PCO Licence, also known as Private Hire Vehicle Drivers Licence is essential to work as a mini cab driver or a Chauffeur.

How much do PCO drivers earn? ›

An average PCO driver earns around £20,000 to £30,000 per year. On the other hand, the average rate per hour of a UK-based PCO car is £9 to £15, which can boost up to £18 to £25 based on certain factors such as driving on Saturday evenings, bank holidays, or peak hours.

Do you need PCO for Uber? ›

The most important document that you need to work as an Uber driver is a PCO licence, which is technically called a Private Hire Licence (PHL). In London, these licences are issued by TfL (Transport for London).

What cars are allowed for PCO? ›

PCO cars are Uber-ready four-door cars and minivans. In other words, they meet all TfL requirements for personal transport, and have a valid Private Hire Vehicle Licence (PHV licence). The PHV licence is the same as the PCO licence, but for your car—it's proof that TfL has approved the car for private hire use.

How much do Uber drivers make? ›

Average Uber Driver Earnings. The average Uber driver earns between $8.55 and $11.77 per hour. Those figures will vary when influenced by the factors we have discussed, such as the particular Uber service provided, Uber's pricing schematics, and the number of hours worked in total by the driver.

How do you pass a topographical assessment? ›

What score do you need to pass the topographical test? You need to score at least 60 out of 100 to pass the TfL topographical test.

How much do Uber drivers make UK? ›

UK Uber drivers earn an estimated average of £7.88 per ride. Based on two rides per hour, that's an hourly rate of £15.76. So a 30-hour week would earn you an income of £472.

Who is exempt from topographical test? ›

PHV drivers are required to undertake a topographical skills assessment unless they can prove to TfL that they should be exempt from this requirement (a concession). One such concession is for individuals who can provide TfL with evidence of a relevant vocational qualification in road passenger transport.

What happens after passing topographical test? ›

Once the test is completed, you will be notified of the results after some days. When a PCO driver candidate passes their test, they will be taken to complete the remaining procedures. Following this, they will receive the PCO license after a few weeks. The entire process, from start to finish, can take up to 16 weeks.

How do I become a private taxi driver UK? ›

You'll need to:
  1. complete a driving skills assessment.
  2. have a full UK or EU driving licence, held for at least 12 months, or 3 years if working in London.
  3. pass background checks.
  4. pass a medical check.
  5. be over 18 but over 21 in some areas, including London.

What do I need to be a Uber driver UK? ›

The basics
  1. Sign up online. Got an email address and a smartphone? ...
  2. Get a licence. In order to drive on the Uber app, you'll need a private hire licence from a council that Uber is licensed by. ...
  3. Upload your documents. Time for some paperwork. ...
  4. Get a vehicle. ...
  5. Complete Edume Course. ...
  6. Activate your account.

Do you need a PCO licence outside London? ›

You need to get a PHV operator licence from your local authority if you want to run a business as a private hire vehicle (PHV) operator. You'll also need driver and vehicle licences if you're working as a one-person operator.

Is driving an Uber worth it? ›

Overall, driving for Uber is still a worthwhile side hustle for many people. You're not going to get rich driving people around in your spare time, but it's a flexible way to make extra money.

Is it worth doing Uber part time? ›

You can also turn the app on to work for a few hours then turn it off to eat dinner with your family or pick your kids up for school. In that respect, Uber really is the perfect part-time gig. You can earn $15 – $20 per hour on average, but only work the exact hours you want.

Is Uber driving worth it UK? ›

Nimblefins research indicates you can expect to earn between £9-£15 per hour driving for Uber—before taking into account the costs of driving. It may, in the right circumstances, be possible to up this into the £16-£18 per hour range, but most drivers only find rates like this on busy Friday or Saturday nights.

How long is a license for Uber? ›

Passport. DVLA or EU Drivers License (with 3 years driving experience) Completed medical form. DBS e-number (found on your certificate)

How long does it take to become an Uber driver UK? ›

Have the necessary driving experience. The number of years varies depending on the city you'll be offering an Uber service in – for example, in London, a minimum of three years' driving experience is required.

How much does an Uber driver make in London? ›

How much does an Uber driver make in London?
Work routineEstimated weekly earningsMonthly profits* (Splend Flexi / Flexi own)
Full-time (50 hours/week)£800£2.250 / £2.200
Part-time (25-30 hours/week)£690£1.800 / £1.760
Side hustle (15 hours/week)£300£245 / £200
12 Sept 2022

Which car is best for PCO? ›

8 Awesome Vehicles Considered the Best for PCO Hire
  • Kia e-Niro. When it comes to a list of top PCO car hire options, it's never a surprise to see the Kia e-Niro on the list. ...
  • Volkswagen ID 3. ...
  • Nissan Leaf. ...
  • MG 5. ...
  • Toyota Prius Plus. ...
  • Toyota Prius Plug-in. ...
  • Toyota Prius. ...
  • Toyota Corolla.
21 Aug 2022

How do I convert my car to PHV? ›

To do so, the vehicle owner must login to www.onemotoring.lta.gov.sg > Digital Services > Convert Vehicle Type or Scheme and complete the conversion, where a $100 administrative fee will be charged.

How old does car have to be to get a PCO Licence? ›

The regulations have changed and from the 1st of April 2012 you will not be able to licence a vehicle for the first time if it is over 5 years old. Any vehicle, which has been licensed prior to April 2012, can remain licensed for up to 10 years from the manufacture date (subject to a yearly renewal).

Is driving Uber worth it 2022? ›

Uber drivers earned an average of $13.76 per trip in the first quarter, while Lyft drivers brought in $13.03 per trip. Once again, gross earnings steadily went up over the first three months of 2022. Uber drivers earned $12.53 per trip in January, and $13.32 in February.

What percentage does Uber take from drivers? ›

More than 25% The amount that Uber says it charges their drivers is 25%, but it actually takes a little more than that from their earnings. This is all due to the fact that some additional fees are taken by rideshare companies, resulting in a higher percentage for the cut.

How much do Uber drivers make per week? ›

Uber's average pay to drivers seems to hover around $15-22. Average Uber drivers working 20 hours per week would make around $370.

What happens if you fail topographical test twice? ›

You only have 2 attempts at the topographical test, if you fail twice you will need to submit a new application to TFL and start the process again.

How long does it take after passing topographical test? ›

As of yesterday TFL were processing applicants that had received the topographical pass results on the 15th February, so I'd say your looking at 4-6 weeks from being notified of passing the test.

How long is topographical test? ›

What score do you need to pass the topographical test? You must score at least 60 out of 100 to pass. This sounds high but it's only slightly more than half the marks. If you stay calm and use the full two hours carefully, you should get the test result you need to pass.

How much is Uber car insurance UK? ›

The cost of insurance for Uber drivers varies depending on the level of cover you choose, your driving history and the type of vehicle you own. On average, private hire drivers with a good driving record can expect to pay around £180 for a 30-day policy, or £1,600 for an annual policy.

Can I drive Uber in another city UK? ›

Looking for Uber locations near you? You can drive with Uber in most regions of the UK, including major cities such as London, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Leeds. . Learn a little more about cities with Uber UK and discover some of the most common trips in each location.

How much do bolt drivers make UK? ›

The average Bolt driver can earn up to £1,100* per week in London. If you're driving in other cities where we operate, outside London, earnings can vary up to £1000 to £800 per week depending on your city. *Figure based on top 20% of highest Bolt earners in December 2021 and January 2022.

Which English test is required for TfL? ›

Anyone who applies for a new PHV driver's licence on or after 1 April 2023 will be required to take and pass both the English language speaking and listening test and SERU assessment before they can be licensed.

What happens if you fail Seru test? ›

SERU is about everything you should know about being a driver. However, if you fail (60% pass mark), TfL will assume that your English isn't sufficient as you were unable to read the Drivers Handbook and understand it – so your licence will be revoked.

What is topographical knowledge test? ›

Any individual who intends to apply for a Taxi Driver's Licence must first sit and pass the Council's Topographical Test of Knowledge. The test aims to ensure that all Taxi Drivers have a knowledge of the City including the layout of its roads and the location of landmarks.

How much does a topographic test cost? ›

From 1 November 2021, all Topographical testing will be undertaken at our (TfL) driver assessment centres at Baker Street and West Kensington. The TfL Topographical test (if taken on or after 1 November 2021) costs £36 and a re-take costs £16.

How long is PCO renewal? ›

It can take up to 6 weeks for a renewal to be processed, so it's safe to say don't leave it too late otherwise your licence may expire and you won't be able to work if it runs out not only because you're unlicensed but also because it will mean your insurance policy will be invalid too.

What is TfL test? ›

The TFL Numerical Reasoning psychometric tests are designed to measure your numerical abilities and relate to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers. This type of test is normally timed and usually you are given a minute per question.

How much do taxi drivers make a month? ›

Average Rs 70,775 per month.

How much do taxi drivers make a week UK? ›

Taxi drivers in the UK can earn upwards of £30,000 per year.
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How much can Taxi Drivers earn UK?
Average hourly earningsWeekly hours required to earn £30,000
£12.0048
£15.0038
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Is private hire taxi a good job? ›

Becoming a private hire taxi driver offers ample opportunity to make a good living, meet people from all backgrounds and flexible working. It places you in the driving seat of your own career – in the most literal sense of the term too.

Do Uber drivers pay taxes UK? ›

As an Uber driver, you should file a Self Assessment tax return on any earnings you make over £1,000. Although there's a lot of debate about whether Uber drivers are employed or self-employed, HMRC still requires all drivers to declare their earnings.

Do you need private hire insurance for Uber? ›

What type of insurance do Uber drivers need? Uber drivers need private hire insurance. This covers you for pre-booked rides only, as opposed to public hire taxi insurance.

Are Uber drivers self-employed? ›

Uber drivers are workers not self-employed, Supreme Court rules.

How long does PCO Licence take? ›

How long does it take to get the PCO licence? It generally takes between 12-16 weeks for your PCO application to be fully processed.

How can I get PCO license fast? ›

How do I apply for a PCO Licence?
  1. Complete Criminal (DBS) Check. ...
  2. Pass Medical Test. ...
  3. Pass Topographical Skills Assessment. ...
  4. Topographical Assessment with Uber. ...
  5. Pass English Language Test. ...
  6. Complete the application form on the TfL Website.

How long does it take to get a taxi licence UK? ›

To become a taxi driver, it usually takes between 12 and 16 weeks if you apply directly to your local authority. If you decide to take a college course before applying for your taxi driver's licence, you're usually looking at a couple of days to complete a Level 2 NVQ.

How long does it take to get PCO licence after topographical test 2022? ›

It generally takes 12 to 16 weeks for your PCO licence application to be fully processed.

What cars are allowed for PCO? ›

What can I use to drive as a PCO car?
  • Euro 6 petrol or diesel engine or Euro 4 petrol-electric engine.
  • Four doors unlock independently.
  • Strong shape and no damage to the body.
  • No market ADVs.
29 Sept 2021

How do I become a private taxi driver UK? ›

You'll need to:
  1. complete a driving skills assessment.
  2. have a full UK or EU driving licence, held for at least 12 months, or 3 years if working in London.
  3. pass background checks.
  4. pass a medical check.
  5. be over 18 but over 21 in some areas, including London.

Can I get a PCO licence with 6 points? ›

TfL will sometimes issue a PCO licence to new drivers who already have up to nine penalty points on their driving licence but it might affect your ability to get insurance.

What is next step after passing topographical test? ›

Once the test is completed, you will be notified of the results after some days. When a PCO driver candidate passes their test, they will be taken to complete the remaining procedures. Following this, they will receive the PCO license after a few weeks. The entire process, from start to finish, can take up to 16 weeks.

How do you pass a topographical assessment? ›

What score do you need to pass the topographical test? You need to score at least 60 out of 100 to pass the TfL topographical test.

Who is exempt from topographical test? ›

PHV drivers are required to undertake a topographical skills assessment unless they can prove to TfL that they should be exempt from this requirement (a concession). One such concession is for individuals who can provide TfL with evidence of a relevant vocational qualification in road passenger transport.

Can my wife drive my PCO car? ›

You don't need to be the owner of the car you use for PCO driving. As long as it has a valid PHV licence and hire and reward insurance, you're good to go.

Which car is best for PCO? ›

8 Awesome Vehicles Considered the Best for PCO Hire
  • Kia e-Niro. When it comes to a list of top PCO car hire options, it's never a surprise to see the Kia e-Niro on the list. ...
  • Volkswagen ID 3. ...
  • Nissan Leaf. ...
  • MG 5. ...
  • Toyota Prius Plus. ...
  • Toyota Prius Plug-in. ...
  • Toyota Prius. ...
  • Toyota Corolla.
21 Aug 2022

How do I convert my car to PHV? ›

To do so, the vehicle owner must login to www.onemotoring.lta.gov.sg > Digital Services > Convert Vehicle Type or Scheme and complete the conversion, where a $100 administrative fee will be charged.

How much do taxi drivers make a month? ›

Average Rs 70,775 per month.

How much do taxi drivers make a week UK? ›

Taxi drivers in the UK can earn upwards of £30,000 per year.
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How much can Taxi Drivers earn UK?
Average hourly earningsWeekly hours required to earn £30,000
£12.0048
£15.0038
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20 Apr 2022

Is private hire taxi a good job? ›

Becoming a private hire taxi driver offers ample opportunity to make a good living, meet people from all backgrounds and flexible working. It places you in the driving seat of your own career – in the most literal sense of the term too.

Can I get PCO with criminal record? ›

Having a criminal record doesn't instantly disqualify you from getting licensed but if you do have any previous convictions then they will be assessed on a case by case basis using the following criteria: Nature of the offence(s) Circumstances in which any offence was committed. Circumstances of the individual ...

What DBS check do I need for PCO Licence? ›

All applicants for the PCO-Licence need to do the Enhanced CRB check (except those people meeting the exemptions rules) regardless of how long they have been living in the UK. However, you will have to list all your addresses for the past 5 years.

How much do Uber drivers make? ›

Average Uber Driver Earnings. The average Uber driver earns between $8.55 and $11.77 per hour. Those figures will vary when influenced by the factors we have discussed, such as the particular Uber service provided, Uber's pricing schematics, and the number of hours worked in total by the driver.

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