Are you living in abroad such as Singapore, London, Sydney, Chicago, Perth, Vancouver, Canada, etc. If you have a right qualification than you can become a Taxi Driver and make a decent income. To start you will need to know your country Rules & Regulations to become a Taxi Driver.
Decide what type of Taxi Driver do you want to become or you want a full time job or part-time. You need to look the application form to fill out from. You can also be a Independent taxi driver that are free to work on hour basis. You must be able to speak and read basic English as it is mandatory in most countries. Below is example of what a taxi driver needs to know.
How to Become a Taxi Driver in Singapore
- You must be 30 Years old.
- If you are not a Singapore Citizen, you must hold a pink NRIC.
- Make sure you have a Class 3/3A Singapore driving licence.
- Download the application form or get a copy from
10 Sin Ming Drive, Singapore 575701
8am to 4.30pm (Mon-Fri) or 8am to 12pm (Sat)
CityCab Pte Ltd or Comfort Transportation Pte Ltd
SMRT Taxis Pte Ltd
- You need to pay S$40 fee for submission of your form and documents.
- Take a medical exam and complete medical check-up and chest x-ray which can be done by any clinic.
- You must complete the Singapore Taxi Academy training.
- You need to pay S$335 fee, which has 5 modules and takes about 95 hours to complete.
- If you want to rent a taxi you need to pay S$75 to S$105 per day.
All taxi driver has a clean driving history and background. You also want to submit a criminal background check, fingerprinting or drug testing as it is mandatory in some countries. Some countries has very strict rules and regulations.
Below are some of the Taxi Driver application form you need to download from their official website and submit to their office.
- Become taxi driver in Sydney
- Become taxi driver in Perth
- Become taxi driver in London
- Become taxi driver in Chicago
- Become taxi driver in Vancouver
- Become taxi driver in Canada
- Become taxi driver in Toronto
- Become taxi driver in Las Vegas
- Become taxi driver in Kuwait
- Become taxi driver in New Zealand
Taxi Driver’s Checklist
Taxi drivers have a responsibility to safely manage your passengers to their destination. Take a look at a list of taxi drivers, which can ensure the safety checklist for drivers, passengers and other road users.
- Staying fit – physically and mentally
- To ensure everything is in order
- Do not drive if you are feeling sleepy
- Identify the best direction
- You must have all the documents
- Check your passengers’ safety
- Be alert
- Ask for help in an emergency
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