With effect on 1st June 2014, Work Permit and S-Pass permit holders who have foreign driving licenses and want to convert to a Singapore Class 3 license (including light goods vehicles and small buses) will have to clear and pass the Class 3 Practical Driving Test (PDT) and the Basic Theory Test. This is to ensure that all these drivers are familiar with driving on Singapore roads.

Singapore New Class 3C Licence

At the same time, Traffic Police Singapore has introduced a new Class 3C license as of 1st June 2014. this Class 3C license will aloow the holder to drive all Class 3 vehicles except for light goods vehicles, mini vans and small buses. For this Class 3C licence, drivers will only need to pass the Basic Theory Test to convert their foreign driving license to the Singapore Class 3C licence.

Singapore New Class 3CA Licence

The Class 3CA licence is also newly introduced to new drivers who only want to drive automated Class 3C vehicles.

So overall in summary:

[box type=”info”]Class 3 Licence holders in Singapore are allowed to drive motor vehicles constructed and adapted to carr not more than 7 passengers (excluding the driver) and an unladen weight not more than 3,000 kilograms. Class 3 Licence holders can also drive and operate motor tractors and other motor vehicles with an unladen weight of not more than 2,500 kilgrams. Types of vehicles allowed include motor cars, light goods vehicles, small buses and mini vans.  [/box]

[box type=”info”] Class 3C licence holders in Singapore are allowed to drive motor cars constructed and adapted to carr not more than 7 passengers (excluding the driver) and an unladen weight not more than 3,000 kilograms only. [/box]

[box type=”info”] Class 3CA licence holders in Singapore are allowed to drive AUTOMATED motor cars constructed and adapted to carr not more than 7 passengers (excluding the driver) and an unladen weight not more than 3,000 kilograms only. [/box]