To be able to get a drivers license is considered a privilege and not a right in Canada. Also, high standards have been set for drivers and each province has its rules and regulations regarding the same.
Lets say you are in Newfoundland and Labrador – you should be aware of what you should carry along if you want to drive around here.
If you are from outside Canada and are visiting Newfoundland and Labrador, you should have a valid home country driver’s license.
Note that you can drive for up to three months here as a visitor.
If you are from outside Canada and are studying in Newfoundland and Labrador, you should have a valid home country driver’s license.
You can drive for up to three months here as a student. However, you are required to exchange your driving license for a Newfoundland and Labrador license.
As a new resident of Newfoundland and Labrador, you can change your home country driving permit to a Class 5 license within 90 days after taking residency.
In case your driving permitis from the following countries/territories:
You can exchange it to either a Newfoundland and Labrador Class 5driver’s license or Class 6 (depending on the country).
In case your country is not on this list, you will need to undergo a complete drivers license examination, comprising knowledge, vision,and road tests.Also, you shall be placed in theGraduated Driver’s Licence Program.
You can check out theGovernmentof Newfoundland and Labradorwebsite for more information.
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