Driver’s Licences

Classes of LicensesLicensing ServicesDriver Abstracts/Suspensions

Classes of Driver’s Licences

canadian-drivers-licenseAlberta has many different classes of operator’s licences and each class has it’s own requirements.

Graduated Licensing

Please click the link Alberta’s Graduated Driver Licencing Program to find out more information on the steps that you need to follow to obtain your class 5 non-restricted (Non-GDL) license in Alberta.

Learner’s Manuals

Download an electronic (PDF) version of all the driver study handbooks, coaching guide and Class 7 Practice tests.

Click here to download you copy now:

On-line learner study handbooks and practice class 7 knowledge tests and information about the Air Brake Knowledge Test.

In addition to the study handbooks, we also offer a Learner’s License Prep Kit (study cards) for a fee.

 

Learner’s License

When you come into our office to write your learner’s exam on the Driver Knowledge Testing System (DKTS), you must bring identification , your parent with valid identification or legal guardian with guardianship papers, if you are under the age of 18, and proof of Alberta residency.

Oral learner’s knowledge exams are available by appointment only.

You may write your learner’s exam in our offices Monday to Friday from 8:30am – 5:15pm and Saturdays from 9:00am – 2:15pm. If you pass the test, the license will be issued for a maximum term of five years (depending on residency and/or medical conditions, class of license and age).

Identification Card

A photo identification card is available to an Alberta Resident who does not or cannot hold a valid Alberta operator’s license. The minimum age for an identification card is 12 years.

Driver Training Schools

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Driver’s License Renewal

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To renew your Alberta Driver’s License please ensure that you bring your license, medical (if required depending on class of license, medical condition or age) and, if required, proof of Canadian residency (eg. work permit).

If you are temporarily outside the Province of Alberta and need to renew your drivers licence please click the following link for the Renewal Replacement Licence for Alberta Residents Temporarily Outside of Alberta Application Form.

Replacing your Lost/Stolen Driver’s Licence

To replace your lost/stolen drivers license please click here for the most up to date information.

If you are temporarily outside the Province of Alberta please click the following link for the Renewal Replacement Licence for Alberta Residents Temporarily Outside of Alberta Application Form

Changing Provinces?

For complete information on how to switch over to an Alberta Operator’s License please click on the links: New Alberta Residents and Canadian Driver License Compact.

Exchanging a Non-Canadian Driver’s Licence

Please click on the link New Canadian Residents to find out more information on how to switch over to an Alberta Operator’s License.

Visitors/Students and Temporary Foreign Workers in Alberta

For more information, please click the link Visitors, Students and Temporary Foreign Workers in Alberta.

International Driving Permit

To obtain an International Driving Permit  you can apply at any Alberta Motor Association (AMA).

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Driver’s Abstract/Commercial Driver Abstractcommercial-license

An Alberta driver’s abstract gives you your driving history for the last 3, 5, or 10 years.  You may require the abstract for employment or insurance purposes. Click here to get your  Request for Personal Driving and Motor Vehicle Driver Abstract Consent (to authorize someone else to act on your behalf) or a Notarized Request for Personal Driving and Motor Vehicle Information (if you are out of the province and you do not have anyone to act on your behalf).

Driver License Suspensions

If you have had your license suspended, please visit the following links to find out more information on the requirements to get your license reinstated.

Defensive Driving Courses

Visit www.defensivedriving.ca to complete a government approved online defensive driving course that will provide you with a 3 demerit point reduction!