Getting Your Drivers Licence



Please be advised that if you do not have your Class 5 licence and/or are a first time driver, you may need to pass a drivers knowledge test and/or road test prior to applying for your driver’s licence.

Applying for an Alberta Drivers Licence

When visiting one of our Registry offices to obtain an Alberta licence, please bring with you the following:

  • Proof of Alberta Residence
  • Proof of Legal Presence in Canada
  • Alberta Drivers Medical, if:
    – you are over 75 years old
    – you are applying for a Class 1, 2 or 4 licence
    – you have a medical condition that may impede with your capability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • A supporting piece of ID, see Acceptable I.D.
  • Out of Province or Out of Country Licence, if moving from another province.
    – If you do not have this licence, then you will require a clearance letter from your previous province/country.

Also see: New to Alberta:  Steps to obtaining Auto Insurance & Registration.  Please visit Service Alberta’s website for more information in regards to whether or not you are required to pass a driving test & permit test prior to applying for an Alberta Driver’s Licence. You can also find knowledge practice tests on the Service Alberta’s website.

There may be other requirements depending on where your current licence is from, or if it is a processional class of licence.  Our experienced registry staff will be happy to help you!!

Lost my Drivers Licence!

Please come by one of our Registry offices to apply for a replacement driver’s licence, you will be required to prove your identity.  See the Acceptable I.D. for authorized identification that you will be required to show to prove who you are.

For all other inquiries, please use our contact us form or call into one of the Registry locations.