Booking of Traffic Police (TP) Practical Driving Test

Booking of Traffic Police (TP) Practical Driving Test

You can only book for the practical driving test (commonly known as TP Test Date) after:

1. You have passed your Basic Theory Test (BTT)

2. You have passed your Final Theory Test (FTT)

3. You have a valid  Provisional Driving License (PDL)

Usually with private driving instructors, you have to take a few practical lessons before applying for TP test date.

Booking for Practical Driving Test
You need to bring along the following:

  • S$ 20.00 (Fee) payable by NETS or Cashcard
  • NRIC (Singaporean/Permanent Resident)
  • Passport & Work Permit/Employment Pass (Foreigner)
  • Valid Final Theory Test (FTT) result
  • Valid Provisional Driving Licence (PDL)

Upon booking, you will be given a receipt indicating time, date & venue of the test.

N.B: You cannot make an appointment for the test if you have accumulated 13 or more demerit points for traffic offences. Even though you have registered for the test, you will not be allowed to sit for it if you have 13 or more demerit points.
Documents to produce for the test 
On the day of the test, you must submit the following to the person-in-charge at the counter before your appointed time of your driving test:

  • NRIC (Singaporean/Permanent Resident)
  • Passport & Work Permit/Employment Pass (Foreigner)
  • Valid Final Theory Test (FTT) pass result
  • Valid Provisional Driving Licence (PDL)
  • Photocopy of valid PDI licence (Private students ONLY)

Please note that you will not be allowed to take the test if you do not bring any of the documents or if you are late for the test.

Booking of Final Theory Test in Singapore

Booking of Final Theory Test in Singapore

You can only book your Final Theory Test (FTT) in Singapore AFTER you have passed your Basic Theory Test.

You do not need to have a provisional driving license to book your Final Theory Test (FTT). A pass with Basic Theory Test is all that is required.

Booking of Final Theory Test (FTT)
You can book for the Final Theory Test (FTT) at the counter of your driving school together with the following documents:

  • S$ 6.00 (Test Fee) payable by NETS or Cashcard
  • NRIC (Singaporean/Permanent Resident)
  • Passport & Work Permit/Employment Pass (Foreigner)
  • Pass Basic Theory Test (BTT) Result Slip

You will be given a test fee receipt indicating the date, time and venue of the test.

Once you have passed your Final Theory Test (FTT), you will be required to pass your practical driving test within 1 year of passing your Final Theory Test (FTT).

If you fail to pass your driving test with the Traffic Police within this one year period, you will be required to retake your Final Theory Test again.

Note: Your basic theory test (BTT) validity is for life (unless your driving license is revoked)

Booking of Basic Theory Test (BTT) in Singapore

Booking of Basic Theory Test (BTT) in Singapore

After deciding which driving license you are going to take, the first step is to book (and of course study for your BTT) you Basic Theory Test (BTT).

You can book the test with any of the driving centres in Singapore.

You can book for the Basic Theory Test (BTT) at the counter of your driving school together with the following documents:

  • S$ 6.00 (Test Fee) payable by NETS or Cashcard
  • NRIC (Singaporean/Permanent Resident)
  • Passport & Work Permit/Employment Pass (Foreigner)

You will be given a test fee receipt indicating the date & time of your test and the venue of the test.

You will be required to pass your Basic Theory Test (BTT) before you can proceed to apply for your Provisional Driving License (PDL) which allows you to take driving lessons with licensed driving instructors.

What is the Provisional Driving License (PDL) in Singapore?

What is the Provisional Driving License (PDL) in Singapore?

A Provisional driving license in Singapore can only be obtained if you have passed the Basic Theory Test earlier.

To apply for a Provisional Driving Licence (PDL), you need to apply personally at the Test Centre and bring along the following documents:

  • S$ 25.00 (Fee) payable by NETS or Cashcard
  • NRIC (Singaporean/Permanent Resident)
  • Passport & Work Permit/Employment Pass (Foreigner)
  • Pass Basic Theory Test (BTT) Result Slip
  • Pass the pre-requisite eyesight test conducted by TP staff counter

It is only after obtaining the provisional driving license that you can start to engaged a licensed driving instructor to commence on your practical driving license.

It is an offense to take practical driving lessons without a PDL.