Are you looking to start your own driving business, be it driving a taxi or private hire vehicle? Here’s how to do it and we are more than happy to guide you step by step.

Step 1: Make sure that you meet the requirements before you begin your application!

LTA requirements:

  • Be at least 30 years old at the point of application
  • Be a Singapore Citizen
  • Have a valid Class 3 or 3A Singapore driving licence for a continuous period of at least 1 year at the point of application
  • GCE”O” or “N” Level certificate, with pass (at least a D7 grade) in English or a Level 3 pass in English under the Workplace Literacy (WPL) programme for Listening, Reading and Speaking

If you don’t have an English certificate, you will have to sit for a computerized English test (the Workplace literacy Computer-Adaptive Test or WPL-CAT) for modules (Listening, Reading and Speaking-must attain at least a level 3 pass for all the 3 modules) at British Council.  

Getting Your Taxi Driver’s Vocational Licence (TDVL) In A Nutshell

Getting A Private Hire Car Drivers’ Vocational Licence (PDVL) In A Nutshell


Step 1
Visit and login with your Singpass or Login ID.

Step 2
Click “Licence Application”, and then “Apply for New Licence”.

Step 3
Search for the licence to apply, click “Add to Selection”, and proceed to “Review & Apply”.

Step 4
Click “Apply” to start the licence application.

Step 5
Agree to the Terms of Use and fill in Applicant’s Particulars, Address and Mailing Address. Click “Next”.

Step 6
Fill in the application form and click “Proceed”.

Step 7
Upload the required documents and click “Next”.

Accepted file formats: pdf, jpg, gif, png, bmp Maximum file size: 2 MB

Step 8
Review the information that you have keyed in, complete the declarations, submit and proceed to payment.

Step 9
Make payment online with PayPal or a bank card.

Step 10
An acknowledgement will indicate that you have successfully submitted the application.


Wait for LTA’s email regarding the approval letter.


Upon receiving your approval from LTA (ATC), you may contact us to obtain a “Medical Referral Letter” before you register for your course.  

For TDVL Trainees

Visit ComfortDelGro Taxi’s Office in Sin Ming to arrange for a FREE medical check-up and X-ray (that’s worth $50) if you have not gone for one before you apply for the TDVL course. All you have to do is to come personally with the LTA APPROVAL to obtain a referral letter from us.  

For PDVL Trainees

Visit ComfortDelGro Taxi’s Office in Sin Ming to arrange for a special rate for your medical check-up and X-ray if you have not gone for one before you apply for the PDVL course. All you have to do is to come personally with the LTA APPROVAL to obtain a referral letter from us.

Here are a few good reasons why ComfortDelGro Taxi is the training provider you should consider:

  • Highest passing rate at 96%
  • Readily available training slots
  • Free parking
  • Complimentary lunch and tea-break


Step 1
Hover to “Train With Us” and select “Registration”.

Step 2
Create an account.

Step 3
Email activation.

Step 4
Obtain password.

Step 5
Setting password.

*Note: Password must be 12 characters long. Use upper and lower case letters, number and symbols (eg: ! * ? $ % ^ &)

Step 6
If you did not receive the email, please click on “Forgot Password” and follow the same as Step 4.

Step 7
All set to register. Head back to this page to log in.

Step 8
After login, it will come to this page. Click on the available courses to start your registration.

Step 9
Select the course.

Step 10
Select your preferred venue and date.

Step 11
Refer to your LTA letter and fill in the required details to register.

Step 12
Enter all the required personal details.

Step 13
Upload the LTA letter.

Step 14
Submit SkillsFuture claim.

Step 15
Obtain the registration of course letter.

Step 16
Sample of the registration of course letter.

Step 17
Sample of the approved SkillsFuture claim.

Step 18
Credit card payment for the remaining balance.

Step 19
Check your email for confirmation.

Should you need any clarification on either vocational licence course, please call our Training Centre at 6550 8681.     


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