If you would like to drive in Alberta, you will require information related to driving in Canada. Without a valid driver’s license, you wont be able to drive here.
Do remember to learn all the road signs and rules of driving followed in this country as they can be quite different from home.
This information is for:
If you are from outside Alberta, and wish to drive here, you must have:
In case your drivers license is not in English language, carry a certified translation of the same.
Do note that you are allowed to drive for up to one year. However, if you leave the country and return, the one-year timeline shall commence again.
Temporary Foreign Workers and Permanent Residents
You can change your home country driving license to a Class 5 or Class 5L (Learner) license in case you are:
With more than two years of driving experience, you can exchange it for aClass 5 Alberta driver’s license (or Class 6 – depending on the country). If your experience is less than two years, a Class 5L license will be issued to you.
The registry will determine what licenseclass shall be issued to you. You might be authorized to pass the tests forClass 7, Class 5L, or Class 5 driver’s license on the basis of your years of driving experience and home country.
You can check out theAlberta Government website for more information on this.
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