Driver’s Licencing

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Driver’s Licence Classes

Alberta’s different classes of licenses.

Learn about each class, it’s requirements and allowances.

  • Class 1 (Professional)
  • Class 2 and 2Q (Professional)
  • Class 3 (Professional)
  • Class 4 (Ambulances & Taxis)
  • Class 5 (GDL & Non-GDL)
  • Class 6 (Motorcycles)
  • Class 7 (Learner’s)

Suspensions

Had your licence suspended? You might find the information you need here:

  • Ignition Interlock Program
  • Restricted Driver’s Licence Applications
  • Suspension Appeals
  • Licence Reinstatements

Graduated Licencing

There are three primary steps required to obtain a class 5 non-restricted (Non-GDL) licence in Alberta.

Check here for more information on the Graduated Licencing Program in Alberta.

Licence Renewals

Typically your licence will expire every five years on your birthday.

Click here if you have received an expiry notice in the mail, and are wondering what you should do next.

Licence Replacements

This section will provide information regarding the steps required to obtain a replacement.

Driver’s Abstracts

You may be required by insurance or employment purposes to have a Driver’s Abstract to provide a history of your driving records for the past 3, 5 or 10 years.

Check here for more information on driver’s abstracts and how to obtain one.

Medicals

Some classes of driver’s licences in Alberta require periodic and regular medical examinations.

Check here for more information, and to obtain the necessary medical form.