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Off-Peak Car Scheme (OPC)

The Weekend Car (WEC), Off-Peak Car (OPC) and Revised Off-Peak Car (ROPC) schemes were introduced to reduce peak hour traffic. Cars under these schemes enjoy cost savings for reduced usage. 
 

At a glance

Understanding off-peak car schemes

There are 3 types of off-peak car schemes — Weekend Car (WEC), Off-Peak Car (OPC) and Revised Off-Peak Car (ROPC).
 

There are different restrictions on the usage hours for cars under the off-peak car schemes.
 

To drive your WEC/ OPC/ ROPC during the restricted hours, you will need an electronic day (e-Day) Licence.
 

In return for reduced usage of your car, you can enjoy benefits.

Driving a car during restricted hours

To drive your WEC/ OPC/ ROPC during restricted hours, you must buy an e-Day Licence and indicate a usage date.

 

Related digital services

Buy e-Day Licence

Cancel e-Day Licence

Declare Off-Peak Car usage

 


Understanding off-peak car schemes


There are 3 types of off-peak car schemes — Weekend Car (WEC), Off-Peak Car (OPC), and Revised Off-Peak Car (ROPC).

The main difference between the three schemes is the restriction on usage hours.

Check which scheme your car is under by logging in with your SingPass.


Restricted hours


Cars under the WEC/ OPC/ ROPC schemes cannot be used during the following hours. To use your WEC/ OPC/ ROPC during restricted hours, you must buy an electronic Day (e-Day) Licence and indicate a usage date. 

Restricted Hours

Your car cannot be driven on:

WEC/ OPC

ROPC

Mondays – Fridays
(excluding public holidays)

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

Saturdays (excluding public holidays)

7.00 am to 3.00 pm

No restriction

Sundays

No restriction

No restriction

Public Holidays in Singapore

No restriction

No restriction


Restrictions on the eve of public holidays in 2018:

Restricted Hours

Your car cannot be driven on:

WEC/ OPC

ROPC

Eve of Lunar New Year

Thursday 15 February 2018

7.00 am to 3.00 pm

No restriction

Eve of Good Friday

Thursday 29 March 2018

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

Eve of Labour Day

Monday 30 April 2018

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

Eve of Vesak Day

Monday 28 May 2018

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

Eve of Hari Raya Puasa

Thursday 14 June 2018

7.00 am to 3.00 pm

No restriction

Eve of National Day

Wednesday 8 August 2018

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

Eve of Hari Raya Haji

Tuesday 21 August 2018

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

7.00 am to 7.00 pm

Eve of Deepavali

Monday 5 November 2018

7.00 am to 3.00 pm

No restriction

Eve of Christmas

Monday 24 December 2018

7.00 am to 3.00 pm

No restriction

Eve of New Year

Monday 31 December 2018

7.00 am to 3.00 pm

No restriction

 

 

Driving a car during restricted hours


To drive your WEC/ OPC/ ROPC during restricted hours within a day, you will need to buy an e-Day Licence for $20 and indicate a usage date.


Buying an e-Day Licence


To drive your WEC/ OPC/ ROPC during the restricted hours, you will need to buy an e-Day Licence and indicate a usage date.

You can buy an e-Day Licence at the following:

  1. Online (Available all day except from midnight to 1am)
  2. AXS (m-Station, e-Station and kiosks);
  3. SingPost outlets;
  4. Automobile Association of Singapore (AAS);
  5. By logging in to your dashboard.
     

Using an e-Day Licence

You can buy an e-Day Licence up to 2 weeks in advance. If you change your mind about using it, you can cancel the e-Day Licence or update the usage date before 7am on the specified date of use. Check the timeline below.

Using an eDay Licence
 

You can cancel or update the usage date of your e-Day Licence at the following:

  1. By logging in to your dashboard
  2. SingPost outlets
  3. Automobile Association of Singapore (AAS)

Note: Undated e-Day Licences are no longer available for purchase. If you had previously bought undated e-Day Licences, you can still use them. You must specify a usage date by 11.59 pm the next day after driving your WEC/ OPC/ ROPC. Otherwise, the undated e-Day Licence is considered invalid.


If you drove during restricted hours without an e-Day Licence


It is an offence to use a WEC/ OPC/ ROPC during restricted hours without an e-Day Licence.

If you drove during restricted hours without an e-Day Licence, you have until 11.59 pm the next day to buy an e-Day Licence. If you miss this deadline, you have 3 more days to declare to LTA and you have to pay a fee of $30. 

Announcement Shout-out

If you do not buy an e-Day Licence or declare usage of your car during restricted hours within 5 days of usage, you may face a fine of up to $5,000 for the first offence, and a fine of up to $10,000 for subsequent offences.

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*You can only declare the usage of your WEC/ OPC/ ROPC online (Available all day except from 12.00 am to 1.00 am).


Find out more about Off Peak Car schemes


Learn more about OPC schemes policy on lta.gov.sg