Car requirements for PHV Grab and Go-Jek

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Got your own car and want to drive private-hire with it, you can if you meet the vehicle requirements of Grab and Gojek.

Car Requirement For Grab

Must be a 4-door car that and the car must be able to seat 4 passengers excluding the driver. The vehicle models are subjected to Grab’s approval.

Grab has announced their new vehicle requirements that will come into effect from 30 October 2020.

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COE cars and cars that are turning 10 years old

  • Starting 30 October 2020, Grab will stop onboarding cars aged 10 years or more to the platform.
  • From 1 November 2021, cars that are aged 12 or more will not be allowed on Grab platform.
  • From 1 July 2022, no cars aged 10 years or more will be allowed to drive on Grab platform.
  • From 23 February 2023, Cars Older than 10 years old or COE Cars will be allowed on Grab platform
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Cars that are 7 years old or more 

Existing driver whose car is 7 years old or older will be required to attend a compulsory Vehicle Safety & Maintenance Course. Drivers can utilise their Skillsfuture Credit or pay in cash for the compulsory course.

image – Grab

Car Requirements for Go-Jek

Go-Jek has confirmed that they are not following Grab’s move to remove the old cars. Go-Jek welcomes cars more than 10 years old as long as the documents are all valid.

Image – Go-Jek

How to convert your car for Private-Hire use

All vehicle that is intended for private-hire use must be converted to Z10/Z11 classification (Private Hire (Chauffeur). Car owners are also required to purchase commercial insurance for private-hire coverage. Both Grab and Go-Jek will require all vehicles to be converted to Z10 and have valid commercial insurance in place.

Get more information on Z10, commercial insurance and Private car Driver Vocational Licence.

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