FAQ

Do I need to make an appointment for a Knowledge Test?

At most locations, there are no appointments required for Knowledge Tests.

They are conducted on first-come, first-served basis. Check the hours of the location you wish to visit and make sure you arrive at least one hour before it closes to allow time to complete the test.

Expressway Driver Licensing Centres (Cloverdale, Guildford and Richmond only) require you to book Knowledge Test appointments in advance. Expressways are only for Class 7 and 8 Knowledge Tests only. Please call an Expressway directly to book.

How much does it cost to get my Learner's (L) licence?

All Knowledge Tests are $15. When you pass your Knowledge Test you will be issued a Learner’s (L) licence. There is a $10 fee for a Graduated License Program (GLP) Learner’s (L) licence. All other learner licences are free.

How much does it cost to take a Knowledge Test?

All Knowledge Tests are $15. If you are not successful, take the time you need to complete a thorough review. Remember, you do not have to take the test until you are ready.

How do I book a road test?

If you are in the Metro Vancouver area, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Prince George and Kelowna, book online (it's fast, free and convenient) or: Metro Vancouver area: 604-661-2255 Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Kelowna or Prince George: 1-888-715-7775

If you live in any other part of B.C., call the nearest driver licensing office, Service BC Centre or Appointed Agent.

When can I take the Class 5 road test to exit the Graduated Licensing Program (GLP)?

A minimum of 24 months' continuous driving without violations and crashes is required before you can take the Class 5 road test.

If you successfully complete a GLP-approved driver education course, you will be eligible for a six-month reduction in the Novice (N) stage, if you meet certain requirements.

How much will it cost to get my licence back?

Getting another driver’s licence will cost $131 ($100 reinstatement fee plus $31 for a two-year driver's licence).

All outstanding fines and debts to ICBC and the province must be paid in full. Also, if you have been prohibited for more than three years, you will need to be re-tested.