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Powered Pleasure Craft Driving Licence (PPCDL)


The Powered Pleasure Craft Driving Licence (PPCDL) is required for driving of engine powered/jet-propelled pleasure craft (with SZ or SZH licence prefixes) within Singapore port limits.


SUITABLE FOR Members of the public.
ENTERY REQUIREMENTS 1. Be at least 16 years of age.
2. Have successfully completed an approved PPCDL course at any of the PPCDL Centres approved by MPA.
3. Produce a valid certificate by a medical practitioner certifying that you have passed an eyesight test and are not physically handicapped.
4. Successfully passed the PPCDL Examinations conducted by the Singapore Maritime Academy, Singapore Polytechnic.
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Guidelines and Procedures for Booking the PPCDL Theory Test (English)

PPCDL Theory Test is conducted on Tuesday and Thursday. (except public holidays) from 7 pm and 8 pm at Singapore Polytechnic, Dover Road, T1A62 (Teaching Block 1A, Level 6, Room 2).

Please bring along the following documents on the day of the test

  1. Identification Card with photo (NRIC or Passport)
  2. PPCDL Attendance Course Certificate from an authorised PPCDL Training Centre
  3. Medical Certificate/Report  for Eyesight

Failing which you will not be allowed to proceed with the test.

Test Fees : $21.40 (Online Booking)



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PPCDL Practical Handling Assessment (English)

PPCDL Practical Handling Assessment is conducted on Saturdays (except public holidays) at 9.30 pm, 11:30am and 1.30 pm at Poly Marina, 50 West Coast Ferry Road.


Please bring along the following documents on the day of  the test
1) Identification Card with photo (NRIC or Passport)

2)  PPCDL Theory Test Result Slip

Failing which you will no be allowed to take the test.

Test Fees:  $53.50 (Online Booking)


Upon passing the Practical Handling Assessment, candidates will have to mail the result slip, a copy of NRIC/Passport and 2 recent passport-sized photographs to MPA's One Stop Document Centre to obtain their Powered Pleasure Craft Driving Licence (PPCDL).


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PPCDL Written and ORAL Test (Mandarin& Malay)

Manual bookings to be done at SMA Counter from Monday to Friday (except Public Holiday) from 9 am to 5pm at the following address:-

Singapore Polytechnic
Singapore Maritime Academy
500 Dover Road
Singapore 139651
Teaching Block 1A Level 7 (T1A711)


Please bring the following documents :-

  1. PPCDL Attendance Course Certificate
  2. Medical Certificate/Report for Eyesight
  3. Statutory Declaration (applicable to ORAL Test Only)


Test Fees: S$21.20 – Mandarin/Malay Written

Test Fees: $53.50 – PPCDL Oral Test

Payment : NETs Only


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No postponement is allowed except for the following reasons:
a) Medical (to produce a valid Medical Certificate)
b) Reservist/Mobilisation (to produce a valid supporting document)

c) No refund for Duplicate Bookings 

Attire for both the PPCDL Theory and Practical Examination
a) Candidates are to be dressed in proper attire.
b) Slippers and singlet are strictly NOT permitted.

You will not be allowed to sit for the examination if you are more than15 minutes late.

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