Transport for London
We are contracted by Transport for London (TfL) to provide a criminal record check application service for taxi and private hire drivers (TPH) and owners.
We recommend applicants apply for their criminal record check online. It is a simple, easy and cost-effective process. However, if you do not have access to a computer or an email address, the paper-based application is available.
Taxi and Private Hire (TPH) drivers
An Enhanced Disclosure is required as part of your licence application to be a taxi or private hire driver.
Taxi vehicle owners
A basic check is required as part of your application if you own a vehicle for lease to other drivers and you would not be driving yourself.
Contact Transport for London
To contact Transport for London for any other licensing enquiries:
Telephone: 0343 222 4444
*Calls cost 3p per minute plus your telephone company’s network access charge
Help and Support
For help and support during the criminal record check application process contact the FA DBS administration team:
1 Wilford Business Park,