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Are Work Pass holders allowed to drive on public roads for work?

Work Pass holders are allowed to drive on Singapore roads for work in the following conditions:

For All conditions must be met:
Work Permit (WP) holders in Process, Construction or Marine sector
  • Must hold valid driving licence recognised by the Traffic Police.
  • Must hold driving-related occupations such as “Lorry/Truck Driver”, “Driver” or “Worker-cum-Driver”.
WP holders in Manufacturing sector
  • Must hold valid driving licence recognised by the Traffic Police.
  • Must be required in their course of work.
  • Must be in accordance with their occupation stated on their Work Permit.
WP holders in Services sector
  • Must hold valid driving licence recognised by the Traffic Police.
  • Can drive during work as part of Job Flexibility Scheme.
  • No need to hold driving-related occupations.

Note: Employers are reminded to use job flexibility sensibly and reasonably.

S Pass holders
  • Must hold valid driving licence recognised by the Traffic Police.
  • Must be required in their course of work.
  • Must be in accordance with their occupation stated on their S-Pass.
EP holders
  • Must hold valid driving licence recognised by the Traffic Police.
  • No occupational restrictions.
Last Updated: 12 April 2017