Convert Your Driving License To Singapore.

So you have a foreign legitimate driving license but you would like to convert it into a Singapore driving license so as to drive on the roads of Singapore? There are certain steps you need to take (if you are learning from private driving instructors Singapore).

I decided to write this post because I realized quite a lot of foreigners do not know how to do so.

1) Go down to Ubi, Bukit Batok or Admiralty’s driving school.

2) Go to the Traffic Police department within.

3) Ask for application for conversion of license. You will then need to go through BTT, apply for PDL and go for FTT. Then you will apply for final practical exam – pass it and you finally will get your coveted Singapore driver’s license!

Okay, perhaps that sounded too general – here’s the breakdown.

BTT basically stands for basic theory test and it’s a simple theory test on the road signs shown in Singapore and the quiz has 50 questions out of which you need to get 45 correct to pass.

FTT stands for final theory test and the quiz format is similar to BTT. It is however more heavy on application of driving, such as how to parallel park e.t.c.

PDL is provisional driving license, which is the license that grants you the right to learn driving on the roads from certified driving instructors.

Two Tips For Your Singapore Driving Test

If you are looking to get your driving license and take your driving test Singapore, there are several things you may want to note down if you want to pass on your first attempt.

Missing by 1 mark will cause you to fail the entire exam. So don’t. Because it will waste more time and money. You want to pass on the first try.
1) Always look in the rear view mirror before moving off from a stop. Till today, I’m not sure why this is necessary but just do it or you will get points deducted. This is extremely important if you want to pass your Singapore driving test.

2) Turn your head when checking for your blind spots and make the turning of your head as obvious as possible. The tester cannot see your eyes looking around and checking, you need to move your head in an obvious manner.

3) Do not drive over road strips or paintings on the road. This can potentially cause the car to aqua-plane and that will cause the car to skid. When that happens, you will not be able to pass your driving test.

Of course, other than these important tips to pass your driving test, it’s also important to get a good driving instructor in Singapore to teach you the driving fundamentals.