Apply for a learners license

About a learner's licence

If you hold a learner's licence you are allowed to drive only when you are supervised by a licensed driver. If the category of vehicle you are driving requires a professional driving permit, the licensed driver must also hold a professional driving permit.

A learner's licence is a permit that proves that you have basic knowledge of a motor vehicle and the rules of the road. The learner's licence is valid for 24 months and cannot be extended.

Different learner's licences are issued for the various categories of motor vehicle:

What you should do

Go to the nearest driving licensing testing centre (DLTC) to book a test date and confirm the booking.

Document tobe handed to the DLTC:

Manner of application

On the day of the test you must submit the following:

If you pass the test you must pay the issue fee which is determine by the MEC of the Province

How long does it take

The learner's licence is issued on the same day if you passed and paid the relevant fee.

How much does it cost

Contact yourlocal licensing office for the cost.

Forms to complete

These forms are available at any driving licence testing centre