How To Register Grab Driver In Malaysia - Updated 2021

How To Register Grab Driver In Malaysia During RMCO (Recovery Movement Control Order) - Updated 2021 Due to the recent COVID19 pandemic, Grab has taken the initiative to comply to RMCO (Recovery Movement Control Order) SOP.  New drivers can now  register Grab Driver for entire Malaysia without having to visit to any  Grab GDC nor Grab Kiosk . With the current Skip-The-Line and online verification process, you can register directly via the form below and our assigned registration admins will assist you throughout your registration process. Under the act of Ministry Of Transportation (MOT) in Malaysia, all registered Grab Drivers are required to have PSV license . However, for new drivers without PSV license, our admin will send guidelines on how to obtain PSV license in the shortest possible time. Follow the instructions below to register Grab Driver and our admins will assist you on your Grab Driver registration process and PSV regulation procedure. Below are the states which



Find out the necessary information and tips that you can not find on Grab official website on how to register Grab Driver in Malaysia. 
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Grab has been part of transportation options in Malaysia since 2012. Started from MyTeksi in 2012 then GrabCar in 2015 until an All-In-One app in 2020. GrabCar is one of the popular products under the Grab application which matches GrabCar drivers and passengers via Grab App.

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More than 300,000 Malaysians have registered as Grab Drivers today. If you have plan to register as Grab Driver but not sure where to start. Read below article for more understanding on how the registration process works.

I. Why be a Grab driver in Malaysia?

The ultimate goal for GrabCar is to eliminate touts/hailing taxis from the street. GrabCar also provides a safer platform for both passenger and driver as the booking is always recorded inside the system. 

Today, Grab has the largest pool of users in South East Asia especially in ASEAN countries. Grab Drivers do not have to roam around to look for passenger. Grab application will match the nearest passenger and driver around the area automatically.

Due to its flexibility, drivers can online and drive whenever they want. Grab operates 24 hours 7 days a week. It has been one of the most popular part-time job since 2015. Drivers can earn approximately RM20-40 an hour based on demand and supply.
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II. Requirements For Grab Driver

Firstly, to qualify as Grab Driver, you must be:
  • Malaysian Citizen aged 21-69 years old
  • Drives a car aged less than 10-years and below.
  • Owns an Android 4.1 or IOS 10.0 and above smartphone
  • Clean background record (no criminal/dangerous driving behavior/police cases)
Next, you have to prepare all the necessary documents. You will need the following documents to begin your Grab Registration.
  • Profile Photo (Latest Photo of yourself, not old photo)
  • IC (MyKad/MyTentera only)
  • Vehicle Insurance Covernote (Comprehensive only)
  • JPJ Grant (VOC)
Find out samples in below link:

In terms of Grab vehicle age requirement, it should not be older than 10 years old based on JPJ grant registration date. In addition, company vehicles, vans and 4WD trucks are not eligible to be utilized as GrabCar.
Find out more info below:

III. Grab Driver Registration Process

Here is the step-by-step guide on how to become a Grab Driver in Malaysia

1. Grab Driver Online Registration Form

After you have prepared the required documents. You should first sign up at the registration form below. You will need to provide your basic information like the name, email, postal address and etc.

Grab Driver Registration Form:

After you have submitted the above form, you’ll receive an email confirmation.It will also prompt you to do the next step which is WhatsApp your registration admin. Your registration admin will then revert to you on further instructions.

Be informed, Grab Driver registration is always free. Official registration admins from Grab will NEVER request new drivers to make payment such as agent/service fee to individual account. They will always redirect you to respective bank account such as GrabCar Sdn Bhd or FPX payment method.

2. PSV (Public Service License)

After you have contacted your registration admin. You should receive a set of instructions on how to obtain your PSV License. Bear in mind, your registration admin WILL NOT request you to transfer any payment to personal account. All payments shall be made to direct companies like GrabCar Sdn Bhd, Puspakom and etc.


Due to COVID-19 pandemic. Grab has also taken necessary precautions in compliance to RMCO (Recovery Movement Control Order) SOP. New drivers are NOT REQUIRED to visit Grab GDC. Your registration admin will manage your document verification after you have completed your PSV License course.


Here is a rough estimation of cost to register as Grab Driver in Malaysia. Registration for Grab Driver is free as per above (no agent/service fee). 

For PSV License, it will cost from RM80-RM200 depends on areas and driving institutes, however the maximum ceiling price for PSV License is set at RM200 by MOT (Ministry Of Transport). Medical check-up will cost around RM40-RM80 depends on clinic rate.

For E-Hailing Insurance is a little complicated as it depends on your car insurance provider rate. For instance, if your car insurance is under Grab Panel which provides Daily E-Hailing coverage, it should cost you RM1.00 - RM2.00 /day. For Insurance which is not under Grab Panel and only provide Annual E-Hailing coverage, it will cost you around RM300-400/year. 

The one that will cost you the most is when your insurance companies DO NOT provide E-Hailing coverage such as TAKAFUL MALAYSIA, RHB INSURANCE, TUNE PROTECT and AIG INSURANCE. You will have to change your insurance company which may cost you a new policy quoted by your new insurance company.

For Puspakom inspection, this only applies if you car is aged 3-years and above. It will cost you RM75 on first inspection, RM25 if you failed the test and go for reinspection.

That's all it. 

Assuming you are driving new car with insurance under Grab Panel. You will only have to spend RM80(PSV) + RM50(MEDICAL) = RM130 upfront cost.

Last but not least, some of the costs are CLAIMABLE! Check Reimbursement section below.

5. Get EVP accreditation from APAD (Agensi Pengangkutan Awam Darat)

Before you will be able to start booking passengers by means of Grab, you should first get your EVP(E-Hailing Vehicle Permit) accreditation from APAD.

How do you get them?
After you have received your PSV License. Inform and revert to your registration admin. Your registration admin will request the required details and submit your EVP application.

The cost of EVP will be RM115, but if you register as Grab Driver. This cost will be beared by Grab Malaysia. 

After your registration admin revert to you, you will have to wait for 14-30 days (including weekends) for you EVP application process. After APAD has approved your EVP. You will receive SMS on your account activation. Then you can login and begin your Grab journey.

6. E-Hailing Insurance

Most insurance companies in Malaysia today has E-Hailing coverages be it Daily E-Hailing or Annual E-Hailing. All drivers are required to have E-Hailing insurance before account activation.

Unfortunately, there are 4(four) companies in Malaysia that DO NOT provide E-Hailing coverage. Below are the list:
Having said that, should your car insurance falls under one of the above companies. You will have to terminate your insurance and change to companies that provide E-Hailing coverage such as ETIQA, Kurnia, Zurich and etc.

7. PUSPAKOM E-Hailing Inspection for vehicle aged 3-years and above.

If your vehicle is less than 3-years, you DO NOT have to go for e-hailing inspection. However, if more than 3-years. You will have to go through E-Hailing inspection at your nearest Puspakom branch. 

E-Hailing inspection can only be performed if you already have an activated Grab Driver account.

III. Reimbursement and Subsidies For Grab Driver
After your account is activated. You can request with your registration admin on available reimbursement program.

Current Reimbursement Program:
RM100 for PSV completed with driving institutes
RM20 for PSV Card Application (All drivers)
RM70 for Puspakom E-Hailing Inspection (All drivers)

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  1. I was a limousine driver for more than 10 years with a limousine company serving few 5 star hotels in Kuala Lumpur. I was also a Blacklane driver for 3
    years and is jobless since MCO on March 2020. My contact of service was terminated in this month. The company is unable to employ us because full recovery of business in Travel & hotel to normal as before Covid-19 is unpredictable.

    I am very disappointed as my age has just exceed 70 after the MCO on 19 March. My birth date in Mykad is 10-4-1950. I was born in Taiwan in 1953, and my age on immigration document was change to the said date in order to faciliate my entry into Malaya in 1958. My biological age is 67, I still own official document from the Taiwan authority stated I had registered a new date of birth before emigrant. Would you reconsider my application if I enclose my document?

    I own a Bezza registered in 2016 but I will buy another new car if I am accept as Grab Driver. Currently I hold a PSV license till 10-4-2022. I am in very good health.

    Thank you

    1. Based on Ministry Of Transportation (MOT) regulation. The age bracket to qualify for E-Hailing services is 21-69 years old based on NRIC (Blue MyKad).


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