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Getting a Driver’s Licence

The Learner’s Licence knowledge test is about the driving rules in BC. To get ready to take the knowledge test, you should read “Learn to Drive Smart”. You can download it (17.5 MB), or pick up a copy at any ICBC driver licensing officeLearn to Drive Smart is now also available in an app that runs on Apple mobile devices: Get the app. ICBC’s online practice test will help to prepare you for the knowledge test.

After 12 months in the learner’s stage, you may take your Class 7 road test. The road test usually takes about an hour. An ICBC driver examiner will take you on city streets and on the highway to test how safely you drive. You have to do things like park, back up, change lanes, merge with traffic and obey speed limits, traffic lights and stop signs. This “What to Expect” video provides 7 tips to pass the ICBC road test.

Once you have driven safely for two years with your class 7 license, you can take your test for your class 5 license, this is your full license.  You can book the test here.