What is the PHV license test?
The PHV (Private Hire Vehicle) test is there to ensure the safety of you and your drivers. It checks the road-worthiness of you vehicle and ensures the vehicle complies with all the rules relating to working as PHV driver.
When do I have to do the PHV test?
The PHV test must be done every year. This must be done before the previous year’s license expires.
What do I need for the PHV test?
- You must have a copy of the V5 (logbook) for the vehicle.
- An original printout of a current hire and reward insurance policy.
- The original PHV license from the year before.
- An MOT certificate – this must been done within two weeks of your PHV test.
How do I book a PHV test?
As a customer of Upfront, we will book the test on your behalf (and pay for it too). You can collect the documents needed from us any time before the test.