Drivers' Vocational Licence Courses

Taxi • Private-Hire Car • Conversion • Refresher (Taxi/Private-Hire)

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Train with us: More than 25,000 Singaporeans have chosen ComfortDelGro for TDVL and PDVL courses! Why is that so? Sign up now and find out more.

TDVL Course & PDVL Course

Since December 2017, 24,960 TDVL and PDVL applicants have been trained by ComfortDelGro Taxi, with the highest passing rate in Singapore. As our trainers are cabbies themselves, they impart not only knowledge in taxi-driving, but also insights from their own taxi-driving experiences. Upon graduation, drivers will receive additional mentorship guidance for their first three months of driving, free 12-day taxi rental, as well as discounts for their first year should they choose to sign up with contract with ComfortDelGro Taxi.

How to obtain your Vocational Licence (Taxi, Private Hire Car, Conversion and Bus)

Submit your application through GoBusiness Licensing portal. You can use a computer, tablet (7 inch and above) or a smart phone (5.5 inch and above) to access the portal.

Refer to the guided steps on how to submit your Application.

To complete your Medical & Chest x-ray examination before registration for your course

With your LTA approval letter, you may walk-in to our Training Hub to obtain a Medical with chest x-ray’s Referral letter from us.

Taxi Driver’s Vocational Licence (TDVL) Course

All taxi drivers in Singapore are required to have a valid Taxi Driver’s Vocational Licence (TDVL) before they can hire a taxi. If you are interested to obtain the Taxi Licence, you may attend your course with us. Here’s what you need to know.

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Application criteria

LTA requirements:

  • Be at least 30 years old
  • Be a Singapore Citizen
  • Posses a valid Class 3/3A Driving Licence
  • GCE “O” or “N, at least a D7 grade in English or a Level 3 pass in Workplace Literacy (WPL) programme for Listening, Reading and Speaking
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Course Pre-requisite

Applicants must obtain:

  • LTA approval letter to attend the Vocational Licence Course (ATC)
  • A medical and Chest X-ray examination must be completed at any local medical or X-ray clinic (You may obtain a referral letter from us)
  • NRIC and Driving Licence

Overview

Course Duration: 2 Full Days
Course Session: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Course Assessment: E-tests at Singapore Polytechnic Test Centre(Appointed by LTA)
From 9am to 12.30pm
Training Venue: 600 Sin Ming Avenue, CityCab Building, Singapore 575733 or Blk 133 Jurong Gateway Road, Singapore 600133

Course Modules:

  1. Road Safety & Passenger Engagement Technique
  2. Rules and Regulations
  3. Routes and Landmarks

Assessment Framework

3hrs with 120 questions

Paper A

  • Apply On-The Road Safety Practices
  • Applying Essential Engagement and Handling Techniques with Passengers

Paper B

  • Comply with Rules and Regulations for Taxi Drivers and PHC Drivers

Paper C

  • Apply Techniques to identify Key Routes
  • Apply Principles of Route Planning Using Printed Street Directory and Digital Navigational Tools

Fees

Total fee $294.25

Course Fee:$200*
E-test Fee: $25 (First set)*
Training Material Fee: $50
All prices are subjected to prevailing GST
*Eligible to use SkillsFuture Credit up to $240.75

How to register

Using a computer or laptop to register for your course

Online registration portal: https://www.cdgtaxi.com.sg/account-registration/
Alternatively, you may walk-in to register for your course at
600 Sin Ming Avenue, CityCab Building, level 1, Singapore 575733
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Required documents during your registration:

  • LTA approval letter (photo copy) to attend the Vocational Licence course
  • Certified by doctor to be medically fit VL medical examination report (Original) and Chest X-ray examination report (Original)
  • Photo copy of NRIC and Class 3/3A Driving Licence

Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational Licence (PDVL) Course

Private hire car drivers in Singapore are required to have a valid Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational Licence (PDVL). ComfortDelGro Taxi is an appointed Vocational Licence course provider by the Land Transport Authority, so you can register for the PDVL Course through us.

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Application criteria

LTA requirements:

  • Be at least 30 years old
  • Be a Singapore Citizen
  • Posses a valid Class 3/3A Driving Licence
  • GCE “O” or “N, at least a D7 grade in English or a Level 3 pass in Workplace Literacy (WPL) programme for Listening, Reading and Speaking
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Course Pre-requisite

Applicants must obtain:

  • LTA approval letter to attend the Vocational Licence Course (ATC)
  • A medical and Chest X-ray examination must be completed at any local medical or X-ray clinic (You may obtain a referral letter from us)
  • NRIC and Driving Licence

Overview

Course Duration: 1 Full Day
Course Session: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Course Assessment: E-tests at Singapore Polytechnic Test Centre (Appointed by LTA)
From 2pm to 4.15pm
Training Venue: 600 Sin Ming Avenue, CityCab Building, Singapore 575733 or Blk 133 Jurong Gateway Road, Singapore 600133

Course Modules:

  1. Road Safety & Passenger Engagement Technique
  2. Rules and Regulations
  3. Routes

Assessment Framework

1 hour & 45 minutes with 75 questions

Paper A

  • Apply On-The Road Safety Practices
  • Applying Essential Engagement and Handling Techniques with Passengers

Paper B

  • Comply with Rules and Regulations for PHC Drivers

Paper C

  • Apply Principles of Route Planning Using Printed Street Directory and Digital Navigational Tools

Fees

Total fee $160.75

Course Fee:$100*
E-test Fee: $25 (First set)*
Training Material Fee: $25
All prices are subjected to prevailing GST
*Eligible to use SkillsFuture Credit up to $133.75

How to register

Using a computer or laptop to register for your course

Online registration portal: https://www.cdgtaxi.com.sg/account-registration/
Alternatively, you may walk-in to register for your course at
600 Sin Ming Avenue, CityCab Building, level 1, Singapore 575733
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Required documents during your registration:

  • LTA approval letter (photo copy) to attend the Vocational Licence course
  • Certified by doctor to be medically fit VL medical examination report (Original) and Chest X-ray examination report (Original)
  • Photo copy of NRIC and Class 3/3A Driving Licence

Conversion Course (PDVL to TDVL Conversion Course)

LTA has introduced a conversion course, to allow PDVL holders to obtain a TDVL without having to undergo the full two-day TDVL course and test. The 8-hour course will expand the driving options for PDVL holders. Register your interest with us now if you are interested to convert your PDVL to TDVL.

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Application criteria

LTA requirements:

  • Be at least 30 years old
  • Be a Singapore Citizen
  • Posses a valid Class 3/3A Driving Licence
  • GCE “O” or “N, at least a D7 grade in English or a Level 3 pass in Workplace Literacy (WPL) programme for Listening, Reading and Speaking
  • Must have a valid PDVL Licence
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Course Pre-requisite

Applicants must obtain:

  • LTA approval letter to attend the Vocational Licence Course (ATC)
  • NRIC and Driving Licence

Overview

Course Duration: 1 Full Day
Course Session: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Course Assessment: E-tests at Singapore Polytechnic Test Centre (Appointed by LTA)
From 2pm to 4.15pm

Course Modules:

  1. Road Safety & Passenger Engagement Technique
  2. Rules and Regulations
  3. Landmarks

Assessment Framework

1 hour & 45 minutes with 75 questions

Paper B

  • Comply with Rules and Regulations for Taxi Drivers

Paper C

  • Apply Techniques to identify Key Routes

Fees

Total fee $155.15

Course Fee: $100*
E-test Fee: $20 (First set)*
Training Material Fee: $25
All prices are subjected to prevailing GST
*Eligible to use SkillsFuture Credit up to $128.40

How to register

Using a computer or laptop to register for your course

Online registration portal: https://www.cdgtaxi.com.sg/account-registration/
Alternatively, you may walk-in to register for your course at
600 Sin Ming Avenue, CityCab Building, level 1, Singapore 575733
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Required documents during your registration:

  • LTA approval letter (photo copy) to attend the Vocational Licence course
  • Photo copy of NRIC and Class 3/3A Driving Licence

Bus Driver’s Vocational Licence (BDVL) Course

If you are interested to obtain the Bus Driver Licence, you may attend your course with us. Here’s what you need to know.

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Application criteria

LTA requirements:

  • Be at least 21 years old at the point of application
  • Be a Singapore Citizen, Singapore Permanent Resident, or a Work Permit holder with bus driver as your vocation
  • Have a valid Class 3 or 3A Singapore driving licence for a continuous period of at least 1 year at the point of application
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Course Pre-requisite

Applicants must obtain:

  • LTA approval letter to attend the Vocational Licence Course (ATC)
  • A medical and Chest X-ray examination must be completed at any local medical or X-ray clinic
  • NRIC and Driving Licence

Overview

Course Duration: 2½ Full Days
Course Session: 8.30am to 5.30pm (1st Day); 8.30am to 12.30pm (2nd Day)

Course Assessment: Test at ComfortDelGro Training Hub

Test Date/Timing:  The next following day after course, from 7pm to 8pm

Course Modules:
1.Road Safety Practices
2.Rules and Regulations

Assessment Framework

1 hour with 50 questions

Fees

Total fee $107*

Prices are inclusive of GST

*Ineligible to use SkillsFuture Credit

How to register

Using a computer or laptop to register for your course.

Online registration portal: https://www.cdgtaxi.com.sg/account-registration/
Alternatively, you may walk-in to register for your course at 600 Sin Ming Avenue, CityCab Building, level 1, Singapore 575733. Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Required documents during your registration:

  • LTA approval letter (photo copy) to attend the Vocational Licence course
  • Certified by doctor to be medically fit VL medical examination report (Original) and Chest X-ray examination report (Original)
  • Photo copy of NRIC and Class 3/3A Driving Licence

Taxi Refresher Course

All valid vocational licence holders are required to renew their licence every three years and attend a mandatory Refresher course every 6 years before they can renew their licence.

We are appointed by Land Transport Authority to conduct Taxi/Private Hire Car’s Refresher Course at our Training Hub.

Overview

3-hour Taxi Refresher Course

Course Duration: 3 Hours

Course Outline:

  1. Customer Service
  2. Terrorism
  3. Rules & Regulations
  4. VLPS
5-hour Taxi Refresher Course

Course Duration: 5 Hours

Course Outline:

  1. Customer Service
  2. Electronic Devices
  3. Terrorism
  4. Rules & Regulations
  5. VLPS

Fees

3-hour Taxi Refresher (Total fee $42.50)
Course Fee: $40*
All prices are subjected to prevailing GST
*Eligible to use SkillsFuture Credit up to $42.80
5-hour Taxi Refresher (Total fee $48.15)
Course Fee: $45*
All prices are subjected to prevailing GST
*Eligible to use SkillsFuture Credit up to $48.15

How to Register

Using a computer or laptop to register for your course

Online registration portal: https://www.cdgtaxi.com.sg/account-registration/
Alternatively, you may walk-in to register for your course at
600 Sin Ming Avenue, CityCab Building, level 1, Singapore 575733
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Required documents during your registration:

  • LTA approval letter (photo copy) to attend the Refresher Course
  • Photo copy of NRIC

Private-Hire Car Refresher Course

All valid vocational licence holders are required to renew their licence every three years and attend a mandatory Refresher course every 6 years before they can renew their licence.

We are appointed by Land Transport Authority to conduct Taxi/Private Hire Car’s Refresher Course at our Training Hub.

Overview

3-hour Private-Hire Car Refresher Course

Course Duration: 3 Hours

Course Outline:

  1. Customer Service
  2. Terrorism
  3. Rules & Regulations
  4. VLPS

Fees

3-hour Private-Hire Car Refresher (Total fee $42.50)
Course Fee: $40*
All prices are subjected to prevailing GST
*Eligible to use SkillsFuture Credit up to $42.80

How to Register

Using a computer or laptop to register for your course

Online registration portal: https://www.cdgtaxi.com.sg/account-registration/
Alternatively, you may walk-in to register for your course at
600 Sin Ming Avenue, CityCab Building, level 1, Singapore 575733
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Required documents during your registration:

  • LTA approval letter (photo copy) to attend the Refresher Course
  • Photo copy of NRIC

Frequently Asked Questions About TDVL / Taxi Refresher Courses In Singapore

Does ComfortDelGro conduct vocational licence course?

ComfortDelGro is one of the appointed Training centres to conduct Taxi, Private Hire Car, Conversion, Bus and Refresher courses.

How much the course fee?

  • Taxi Course fee is $294.25*
  • Private Hire Car course fee is $160.50*
  • Conversion Course fee is $155.15*
  • Bus course fee is (to be updated)
  • Taxi Refresher 3hrs Course fee is $42.80*
  • Taxi Refresher Course fee is $48.15*
  • Private Hire Car Refresher Course fee $42.80*

* Inclusive of GST.

How do I register vocational licence course with ComfortDelGro?

You may register via our online platform or alternatively walk-in to 600 Sin Ming Avenue, CityCab Building, level 1, Singapore 575733, from Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.

What do I need to sign up for the Course?

1. Taxi Driver’s Vocational Licence Course

2. Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational Licence Course

3. Bus Driver’s Vocational Licence Course

  • LTA approval letter to attend the vocational licence course (ATC)
  • A medical and chest x-ray examination must be completed at any local medical or x-ray clinic (You may obtain a referral letter from us.)
  • NRIC and Driving licence

4. Conversion course Taxi Driver’s Vocational Licence Conversion Course

  • LTA approval letter to attend the vocational licence course (ATC)
  • NRIC and Driving licence

How long would it take for me to complete the Course?

1.Taxi Driver’s Vocational Licence Course

  • 2 days course and ½ day e-tests

2. Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational Licence Course

  • 1 day course and ½ day e-tests

3. Conversion Course

  • 1 day course and ½ day e-tests

4. Bus Driver’s Vocational Licence Course

  • To be updated

Why should I take the TDVL Course with ComfortDelGro Taxi, and not anywhere else?

ComfortDelGro has been conducting the vocational licence courses since 2017 and our dedicated trainers are fully equipped with the knowledge to train applicants in what they need to know in order to become good driver on the roads. Most of our trainers are cabbies themselves and will be able to share with you practical insights about their experience.

What could do after I have obtained my vocational licence?

For Taxi Driving: You can take up the 12-day rental-free driving scheme with ComfortDelGro Taxi. Under this scheme, you can test out taxi-driving before you make us your choice taxi operator. We currently provide 6 months to 12 months rental contract schemes with a $1,000.00 security deposit top up by the Company. To find out more about these rental schemes, please contact our Recruitment Centre at 6550 8668 or email us at taxidriving@cdgtaxi.com.sg.

For Private-Hire Car Driving: You can choose to rent a vehicle with us via ComfortDelGro Rent-A-Car at https://www.cdgrentacar.com.sg/. You can also join our ComfortRIDE platform to start accept bookings by filling up this form here: https://www.cdgtaxi.com.sg/drive-phc-comfortride/

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