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!
- 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
SUBMIT AND OBTAIN APPROVAL FROM THE LAND TRANSPORT AUTHORITY
Visit https://licence1.business.gov.sg/web/frontier/home and login with your Singpass or Login ID.
Click “Licence Application”, and then “Apply for New Licence”.
Search for the licence to apply, click “Add to Selection”, and proceed to “Review & Apply”.
Click “Apply” to start the licence application.
Fill in the application form and click “Proceed”.
Upload the required documents and click “Next”.
Accepted file formats: pdf, jpg, gif, png, bmp Maximum file size: 2 MB
Review the information that you have keyed in, complete the declarations, submit and proceed to payment.
Make payment online with PayPal or a bank card.
An acknowledgement will indicate that you have successfully submitted the application.
HOW TO CHECK THE STATUS OF YOUR VOCATIONAL LICENCE ONLINE APPLICATION
Visit GoBusiness Licensing Portal at https://licence1.business.gov.sg/web/frontier/home and login with your Singpass or Login ID.
Click “Applications” to view the application status
MEDICAL CHECK-UP AND X-RAY
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
Register an account. Login and select “Available Courses”.
Select either TDVL or PDVL.
Select your preferred venue and date.
Fill in the required details and register.
Should you need any clarification on either vocational licence course, please call our Training Centre at 6550 8681.
AFTER COMPLETION OF COURSE
Drive with us! Check out ComfortDelGro Taxi’s offer here