I would like to apply for an Ontario Driver's Licence. What are the requirements?
Generally, to obtain a driver’s licence in Ontario, you must:
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Present acceptable ID at the time of your application;
- Meet medical requirements;
- Pay applicable fees; and
- Pass a vision test, a knowledge test, a G2 road test, and a G road test.
How can I obtain a Driver History/Abstract for my Ontario Driver's Licence?
You can order a driver’s abstract online or by going directly to ServiceOntario.
Where can I purchase a Driver's handbook?
You can purchase a Driver’s handbook at any DriverTest location.
What ID do I need to bring with me to apply for an Ontario Driver's Licence?
You will be required to show proof of your:
- Legal name;
- Date of birth (must state day, month and year of birth)
Acceptable forms of ID include:
- Birth Certificate AND Health Card
When do I need a Guarantor Form?
If an applicant is unable to present proof of signature from one of the forms of acceptable ID, the applicant may present an original, completed Declaration from a Guarantor for attesting to their signature.
Beginner Driver Eduction (BDE)
What methods of payment are accepted by DriveTest?
DriveTest accepts cash, debit or credit (cash only for the Driver’s Handbook).
The G1 licence package: $158.25
(includes a knowledge test, a G2 road test, and a 5-year licence.
Knowledge test (per extra attempt): $15.75
G2 road test (per extra attempt): $52.50
G road test: $89.25
What does Graduated Licensing mean? How does it work?
Everyone must meet the requirements at each driving level. You must graduate from one level to the next.
The levels are:
- G1 (knowledge test)
- G2 (road test)
- G (highway test)
Do I need to book an appointment for a knowledge test?
No, you do NOT have to book an appointment for a knowledge test (allow yourself time to complete the test before the centre closes).
Do you have a car I can rent for my road test?
For a cost, we at Signature Driving School do offer use of our car for road tests in Winchester, Cornwall, Brockville and Smiths Falls.
Knowledge tests are written tests that determine whether you have a good understanding of the rules of the road and traffic signs. They consist of multiple choice questions based on the provincial misconduct among test takers.
Road tests assess your driving skills according to MTO criteria. A road test involves driving your own vehicle with a driver examiner as an observer. While observing, driver examiners user a set of predefined test routes, driver tasks and forms/scoresheets to fairly evaluate your ability to apply the rules of the road, manage a vehicle and demonstrate safe driving practices.
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