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Free SPSV Training

What do you need?

  • Irish/EU Drivers Licence
  • Pass SPSV Entry Driver Test
  • Over 18 years old
  • Tax Clearance
  • Garda Clearance

Lynk Driver Training Hub

Lynk have created the perfect online training tool to teach you all you need to know about passing your SPSV Entry test. This platform is completely FREE to use and you can do it from the comfort of your home. The platform will cover all parts of the test including

Exam Format

The Industry knowledge course includes 4 topics covering Fares, Driver & Vehicle Licensing, The SPSV industry and Your SPSV Business. The Area Knowledge course includes 15 topics covering all aspects of the Area Knowledge test for example: One-way Streets and Hotels.

Study Material

The platform includes all the important study material that you need to pass your test. Studying for your Industry knowledge exam requires in-depth analysis of the SPSV Manual while the Area Knowledge exam requires map, location and road study.

Industry & Area Knowledge Quiz

We have put together a host of quizzes to test your Industry & Area Knowledge. The quizzes are set up to replicate the actual exam format with 4-5 multiple choice and a pass rate of over 75%.

Get Started, its Free

Get behind the wheel

Now you’ve passed your test, it’s time to join Lynk and start collecting passengers. If you have your own vehicle, taxi plate and insurance you can start working right away. Get started from only €39 for Night or Weekend Drivers or go Full Time for only €79 per week.

Benefits of Driving with Lynk

- No Commission on Cash (0%)
- Low Commission on Card
- Thousands for New/Existing Customers
- Work Available All Week

Rent a Taxi

Here at Lynk we have ready-to-go taxis available to rent. When renting a taxi your taxi plate, vehicle and maintenance is normally included and generally your insurance will be extra. Your insurance is personal to you and prices are quoted based on age & driving experience. Lynk has strong contacts in the insurance world and can help you with this. Rent with Lynk

Rent a Plate

The simple renting of a taxi plate (vehicle licence) is a breach of the Taxi Regulations. However, if you have your SPSV driver licence and a suitable car you can enter into an agreement with a taxi plate owner whereby they provide the plate and you provide the vehicle which will be registered to the plate owner. The plate owner will be paid for their side of the agreement. Insurance can be high and finding a plate owner willing to enter into agreement with you can be difficult. Subject to availability, Lynk can help with this so don’t be afraid to ask.

Drive a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

The National Transport Authority will only issue new taxi licences for wheelchair accessible vehicles. Often, The NTA offer attractive grants to drivers looking to buy or convert to a new wheelchair accessible vehicle, particularly if the vehicle is electric or hybrid. So always check with the NTA website before buying your own vehicle.


How much does it cost to use the training platform?

The Lynk training platform is 100% FREE to use and can be accessed on any mobile or desktop device. You can attempt the quizzes over and over again until you’re confident you’ll pass your test.

What’s the pass rate for people who use the platform?

Using the platform will dramatically increase your chances of passing your SPSV test. It’s the most comprehensive training platform available and covers every part of the test.

How do I book my SPSV entry test?

To book and pay for your test you need to call 0818 064 000. The fee to sit your test is €90.

How do I get my SPSV driver licence?

When you pass you will have to fill out a PSV15 form in your local Garda station, submit 3 recent photographs and pay the €250 SPSV licence fee.

When can I start with Lynk?

If you’re a new driver you can start up with Lynk and get two weeks FREE. To get started call 0857876911

What can earn a week being a driver with Lynk?

It really depends on the hours that you’re willing to put in. Many of our top drivers who work 40+ hours per week can take home over €1000.

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