Singapore Polytechnic (SP) is appointed by Land Transport Authority (LTA) as a test centre for Taxi Driver’s Vocational Licence (TDVL) and Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational Licence (PDVL) applicants. The tests will be conducted at SP Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy.

The Taxi Driver Vocational Licence (TDVL) tests consist of 3 Papers. To be issued with the TDVL, the applicant must pass all 3 papers.

Test PaperNo. of QuestionsDurationPassing Marks / Percentage
Paper 1 - Service Quality, Health & Safety50 MCQs1 hour40 correct answers / 80%
Paper 2 - Taxi and Private Hire Car Rules & Regulations50 MCQs1 hour43 correct answers / 86%
Paper 3 - Route Planning40 MCQs1 hour33 correct answers / 82%

The Private Hire Car Vocational Licence (PDVL) tests consist of 2 Papers. To be issued with the PDVL, the applicant must pass all 2 papers.

Test PaperNo. of QuestionsDurationPassing Marks / Percentage
Paper 1 - Service Quality, Health & Safety50 MCQs1 hour40 correct answers / 80%
Paper 2 - Private Hire Car Rules & Regulations50 MCQs1 hour43 correct answers / 86%

Fees & Registration:

The fee for each group of test papers is $10 for registration and $5 for each paper.

For example, if the applicant registers for the full TDVL 3 papers, the applicant will pay $10 for registration and $15 for the 3 papers, or a total of $25.

If the applicant registers for only one paper, which is a re-test, the applicant will pay $10 for registration and $5 for one re-test paper, or a total of $15.

All fees are subject to prevailing GST and once fees are paid, they are non-refundable.

For more information, please refer to the FAQs HERE

How do I become a Taxi or Private Hire Car Driver? Click here for more information.

Re-tests will be conducted on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Registration for re-test date/slot, can be done immediately after your tests at the Assessment Centre.

Our staff on site will assist you with the registration process.

Online registration for re-tests, (only for candidates who have taken their tests in Singapore Polytechnic), will be available soon!

For enquiries, please drop us an email.
pace@sp.edu.sg

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