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Converting 1 month Old License of Alberta to ON 

Dp_dhiren
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Posted On: 5/12/2016
Dp_dhiren
Dp_dhiren
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Hi All

I have recently recived class5 license of Alberta and i plan to move in 1 month to Ontario. Which class in ontario i will be eligible to.
I am new immigrant to cananda and have less than 1 year of driving history in Canada. However i submitted my driving records of last 15 years and original license from previous country to Alberta so i was eligible to go directly for class5 in alberta.
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Posted On: 5/18/2016
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Hello,

Thank you for sharing your situation and question with us.

We can appreciate that you would be interested in this type of information.

You can find some information regarding how to Exchange an out-of-province driver's licence on the Government of Ontario website.


Here is an excerpt,

Exchange a driver’s licence

You can exchange an out-of-province licence for an Ontario licence, if you are re-locating from:

  • any Canadian province or territory
  • Canadian Forces Europe
  • U.S. States
  • Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, the Isle of Man, Japan, Korea, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Switzerland

and
When you can’t exchange

You cannot exchange:

  • a driver’s licence from a country that does not have an exchange agreement in place with Ontario (it is not listed in the section above)
  • a learner’s permit or novice-class driver’s licence from another province, state or country
  • a motorcycle class driver’s licence from Japan, Korea, Germany, France, Great Britain, Austria, Belgium, Isle of Man, or Republic of Ireland for a Class M Motorcycle licence, because the exchange agreements mentioned above do not include motorcycle class driver’s licences.


You might still be able to fast-track and get credit for previous driving experience.

You need to provide the right documents, when you apply for an Ontario driver’s licence.


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How to apply

To switch your licence for an Ontario driver’s licence, you need to apply in-person at a DriveTest centre or the ServiceOntario College Park location in downtown Toronto.


I hope this information is helpful. Please let us know if you have further questions and if there is any follow up to your question/situation.

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Anna
Settlement.Org Content and Information/Referral Specialist, CIRS
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