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    DRIVING IN SINGAPORE

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    Driving Information Singapore

    Driving Livence Requirements

    The driving licence requirements in Singapore state that you must have a full driving licence that is valid in your country of residence. An international driver's licence is also recommended.

    Age Restrictions

    To hire a car in Singapore, you must be at least 23 years old (age may vary by car category and location) and have held your license for one year. Drivers under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge. Drivers aged 70-74 may also incur a charge.

    Driving Distances

    • Pasir Ris to Ghim Moh - 18kms

    • Jurong to Clementi - 5kms

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General Singapore driving information, laws rules and regulations:

    • Driving in Singapore is on the left hand side of the road.

    • Seat belts when driving a hire car in Singapore are mandatory.

    • The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system.

    • Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid driver's licence, registration documents and insurance documents.

    • Children under the age of 8 years must be placed in a child seat.

    • Petrol stations in Singapore generally are open 24 hours.

    Tolls

    Singapore has a ERP system (Electronic Road Pricing Scheme) along the popular roads and in the Central Business District. You must pay when entering these areas.

    Parking Information

    You will have no problem finding car parks in the city centre. You will have to pay for the parking so do make sure you have some change.

    One-way Car Hire

    Domestic one-way car hire within Singapore is possible. Some restrictions and charges do apply. International one-way car hire is also permitted.

    With your car hire it is important that you have looked through the above Singapore driving information, rules and regulations about driving a car to ensure you have the safest possible journey.

    Useful Links

    Singapore Airport Information

    Singapore Travel Information

    Singapore on Wikipedia

    Google Maps Singapore