Four simple steps to get your Singapore driving licence

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How to get Singapore driving licence?

We know that you are eager to start learning to drive and pass your driving test with us. Before we get to that, you are able to start your driving lessons if you meet the minimum requirements.

Requirements

  • You have to be at least 18 years of age before you can apply for a Singapore driving licence to drive a Class 3/3C/3A/3CA motor vehicle.

 

Step 1 – Pass your Basic Theory Test (BTT)

The Basic Theory Test (BTT) – You will need to pass the BTT that test your knowledge of the rules and regulations of the road, the traffic signs and signals. The costs for the Basic Theory Test is $6.50. Upon passing, this allows you to obtain the provisional driving licence. There is no expiry for BTT. To register, you will need to bring along your

  • NRIC or Passport with Work Permit/Employment Pass.

 

Step 2 – Get your Provisional driving licence (PDL)

Provisional driving licence (PDL) – This is a temporary provisional driving licence that is renewed annually at $25.00. You will need to apply personally at the Test Centre (for example, Comfort Driving Centre) and bring along your

  • NRIC or Passport with Work Permit/Employment Pass
  • Pass Basic Theory Test (BTT) Result Slip
  • Pass the pre-requisite eyesight test conducted by TP staff counter

Upon getting your PDL, let’s start your driving lessons.

 

Step 3 – Pass your Final Theory Test (FTT)

The Final Theory Test (FTT) – You will need to pass the FTT that test your knowledge of the safety aspects and proper techniques of driving. The costs for the Final Theory Test is $6.50. The FTT is only valid for 2 years from the date of passing FTT. Thus, you have to pass the Practical Driving Test within 2 years. Upon passing, this allows you to proceed to apply for your practical driving test. You will need to bring along your

  • NRIC or Passport with Work Permit/Employment Pass.
  • Pass Basic Theory Test (BTT) Result Slip

 

Step 4 – Get your Singapore driving licence

The Practical Driving Test (PDT) – You will need to pass the PDT that test your knowledge of the rules and regulations of the road, the traffic signs and signals to get your Singapore driving licence. The costs for the Practical Driving Test is $26.00 and will be $33 on June 1, 2016. You will need to bring along your

  • NRIC or Passport with Work Permit/Employment Pass.
  • Valid Final Theory Test (FTT) result
  • Valid Provisional Driving Licence (PDL)

 

Important Notes: For work permit and S Pass holders with foreign driving licences and those who wish to convert to a Class 3 licence, you are required to pass the Class 3 Practical Driving Test (PDT) on top of the existing requirement to pass the Basic Theory Test (BTT).