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IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the leading international test for English language proficiency, recognised by universities and employers, professional registration bodies, immigration authorities and governments around the world.

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TfL Private Hire Licence Applicants

Lewisham Southwark College has been authorised by the British Council to conduct IELTS tests for Private Hire taxi drivers (new and renewal licence applications). If you require an IELTS test for this reason, please click here to book your test.

For more information on the Transport for London requirements for Private Hire drivers, please visit here.

The IELTS for TfL tests are administered at Lewisham Way; the centre has great customer service, plenty of free parking nearby, and is easy to get to by car. We are also well served by public transport links.

Test Fee 2018: £165

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Southwark Test Venue and Administration Office:
Southwark Centre
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Lewisham Test Venue:
Lewisham Way Centre
Lewisham Way

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