Topographical Test


Private hire driver you will need to go through the application which involves having a topographical certificate which is part of a test which includes basic map reading skills, we provide full training and will help you gain your certification.

We have a dedicated test centre within our premises and we are fully accredited by TFL to take tests for the topographical Certification. The test usually lasts around 1 – 2 hours depending on candidate, through your test you will have one of our dedicated team guide you through so you fully understand how to do the test and feel comfortable or if you have any questions.

The certificate will be issued on the day. You will need two proofs of I.D
1. Driving License card and Counter Part
2. Proof of Address (Utility Bill)

We Charge £50.00 for the test which includes a retest if needed but is very uncommon. This fee includes full training.
The test includes 5 modules which are briefly explained below:
1. You will be given a map of London and will be given a short distance journey where you will need to find the first address and then the last address on the page index of the map book.
2. You will be asked to find another destination in the map book and will be asked the route you would take.
3. You will be asked to find an address from the local area to a long distance location and then give the page index and then you will write down the journey the way you would go.
4. You will need to give directions on a compass
5. You will be asked motorways and A road

This is just a brief example but the rest will be explained when you attend. Do not worry we will assist you through the whole test and our pass rate.

Also if you need help with any other advice regarding your application we will be more than happy to help and guide you through this.

TO BOOK YOUR TEST PLEASE EMAIL US AT or call 020 85509100 anytime


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