Drive with Grab using your own car in 4 steps

When you drive for Grab, your car moves from being a depreciating asset to a smart choice. Because let’s face it, it is expensive to own a car in Singapore. And every minute it sits in your parking lot, is money lost.

What are the minimum requirements to drive with Grab?

At least 21 years of age

Singaporean with valid PDVL / TDVL

Singapore PR employed under a limousine company

Minimum 2 years driving experience

Own a 4-door car (Vehicle models are subjected to approval)

Step 1: Conversion of vehicle

All cars that are intended to be used for private-hire purposes must be converted to Z10/Z11 classification. Z10 is for normal sedans while Z11 is for vehicles like SUVs and MPVs. The process is simple and can be done online at ONE.MOTORING, please follow the below step-by-step instructions:

  • Login using your SingPass ID and Password
  • Select: Ownership > Vehicle Scheme / Specifications > Convert My Vehicle Scheme > Conversion type: Passenger to Private Hire (Chauffeur)
  • Finally, make a payment of $100

Step 2: Purchase commercial insurance

It’s SAFE to drive using your own car when you’re Grabbing! When your car is commercially insured, you have peace of mind that both you and your passengers are protected in the event of an accident when you’re on a Grab trip.

FWD is the only insurer to offer private-hire drivers like Grab drivers the option to buy a car insurance online. FWD’s comprehensive commercial car insurance provides our unique 50% No Claims Discount lifetime guarantee and the best income protection. So you can be sure you’re covered on all fronts.

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Step 3: Activation

Activation is free. Documents required:

  • NRIC
  • Driving Licence
  • Proof of commercial insurance
  • Vehicle Logcard (Z10 / Z11)
  • Copy of Bank book/statement indicating name and account number
  • Taxi and Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational Licence (TPDVL) / Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational Licence (PDVL)

Visit our office at 28 Sin Ming Lane, #01-143 Midview City, Singapore 573972

Note: If you don’t own a car, you can still drive with Grab using a rental car


Step 4: Get ready for success

Complete your driver app training online and you will be earning extra in no time!

Should you require training assistance, you may visit Grab@SinMing at 28 Sin Ming Lane, #01-143 Midview City, Singapore 573972


Learn more about GrabCar and how you can start earning with us.

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