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Getting Your Driver's License in Singapore

I did something very stupid during my move to Singapore: I allowed my motorcycle license to expire before I converted it. While the rest of the move went really well, this one mistake has cost me months of time and probably around $1000. To be fair, I didn’t know how big a mistake this was at the time. My aim today is to make sure you don’t make the same mistake. TL;DR If you have a driver’s license from anywhere else in the world, start the conversion process within 3 months of getting to Singapore. If you wait or if your license expires, you may find that you can’t convert your license in time or at all, as happened to me. You do * not* need to take a “foreign license conversion” course. See my tips below for what you need to study, just write the test, and follow the procedures to get your license converted. If you’re moving to Singapore, you probably think everything runs efficiently here: public transit, the financial system, even roads. And for the most part you’d be right. But

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