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Conversion of drivers license

Post by Surya123 » Mon, 11 Jul 2005 10:21 pm

I am an Indian national who has recently relocated to Singapore from Tokyo. I have an Indian and Japanese drivers license. Can I get one of them, preferably the Indian one, converted to a Singaporean drivers license?

Or would I have to go through the normal route - written test, driving test etc?

Many thanks,
Aditya

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Post by jivintan » Tue, 12 Jul 2005 11:24 am

Hi Aditya,

How long do you intend to stay in Singapore? If more than 12 months, you need to convert to local licence within 12 months since your arrival. If you have an International Driving Licence, you just need to take a theory test and once you pass the test, go to Traffic Police with your Internation Driving Licence and you will be able to convert to local licence.

For further details, please visit http://www.contactsingapore.org.sg/movi ... vate.shtml

Thanks and regards
Jivin Tan

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Post by Surya123 » Tue, 12 Jul 2005 8:44 pm

Thanks!

I would be here for more than 12 months. I hope I would be able to convert my local license to a Singaporean one.

Aditya

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Post by jivintan » Wed, 13 Jul 2005 9:16 am

Aditya,

Should be no problem - but must pass the theory test first.

All the best

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Post by Nge » Fri, 15 Jul 2005 3:41 pm

Hi Aditya,

Although it said that it is a convertion of license, actually they will issue a new Singapore driving license to you after you passed the theroy test. They won't use your Indian or Japanese driver license to convert it.

Surya123 wrote:Thanks!

I would be here for more than 12 months. I hope I would be able to convert my local license to a Singaporean one.

Aditya

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