How to Apply for a Vocational Licence

Follow the instructions below to apply for your Vocational Licence. 

STEP 1: 

Visit LicenceOne Portal.

Select the type* of Vocational Licence you wish to apply: 

  • Private Hire Car Driver's Vocational Licence (PDVL)
  • Taxi Driver's Vocational Licence (TDVL)
  • Bus Driver's Vocational Licence (BDVL)
  • Bus Attendant's Vocational Licence (BAVL)

*Multiple Vocational Licences can also be submitted concurrently in one single application.

 

Before application, make sure you have the soft copy of the following documents:

  • Taxi Driver's Vocational Licence (TDVL)/ Private Hire Car Driver's Vocational Licence (PDVL) Application
Singaporeans (TDVL / PDVL) Singapore Permanent Residents (PDVL)
1. NRIC 1. NRIC
2. Driving Licence 2. Driving Licence
3. Passport size photo 3. Passport size photo
4. Education Certificates 4. Education Certificates
  5. Employment Letter (stating “Chauffeured Services Driver” as occupation)
  6. ACRA Business Registration Letter (of your employer)
  • Bus Driver's Vocational Licence (BDVL)
Singaporeans / Singapore Permanent Residents Work Pass Holders
1. NRIC 1. FIN / Work Pass
2. Driving Licence 2. Driving Licence
3. Passport size photo 3. Passport size photo
  4. Employment Letter (stating “Bus Driver” as occupation)
  • Bus Attendant's Vocational Licence (BAVL)
Singaporeans
1. NRIC
2. Passport size photo

 

STEP 2: 

Upload all relevant documents into LicenceOne. 

A non-refundable application fee of S$40 is payable through Paypal / Credit Card / Debit Card upon submission of the online application. 

 

STEP 3:

Take a Medical Exam. 

Upon receiving the approval-to-attend course (ATC) letter, you need to undergo a complete medical check-up and chest x-ray. This can be done at any clinic or at SATA.

Download Medical Examination Report (Vocational Licence Application / Renewal)

Download Assessment on Fitness to Drive for Vocational Licence Holders Aged 70 Years and Above

For Taxi Driver's Vocational Licence (TDVL)/Private Hire Car Driver's Vocational Licence (PDVL) Application / Bus Driver's Vocational Licence (BDVL) / Bus Attendant's Vocational Licence

Upload the completed and certified medical reports to LicenceOne upon approval to go for training course. 

 

STEP 4: 

Attend the Relevant Training Course.

Upon approval of the application, applicants must attend the relevant training course.