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What is a
Private-Hire Vocational licence?

To drive a private-hire taxi, you must have a vocational licence. Once your vocational licence is issued, it is valid for 3 years, depending on your age.

The application process will take about 10 to 15 working days, if all the documents are in order.

Keen to get one? Here's what
you need to know:

Eligible Applicants:

Singapore Citizen / Singapore PR

Possess a valid Class 3/3A licence with 2-Years of driving experience (from the date of licence issued.

Be able to speak and read basic English.

Documents Required
(For Singaporeans):

  1. NRIC
  2. Driving licence
  3. Passport size photo
  4. Education certificate


Documents Required
(For Singapore PRs):

  1. NRIC
  2. Driving licence
  3. Passport size photo
  4. Education certificate
  5. Employment letter stating “Chauffeured Services Driver” as your occupation
  6. ACRA Document for Chauffeured Services Company

Register for the course and attend it.

Attend, complete all the classroom exercises and pass the assessments so you can start your new journey!

Good luck!

Declared fit to drive:

Once you’re approved to attend the PDVL Course, a complete medical check-up and chest X-Ray is required.

Apply for a PDVL via goBusiness:

There's a non-refundable application fee of $40 payable via credit card, debit card or PayPal.

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