106B 9705 Horton Rd SW
Calgary, AB T2V 2X5
Phone: 403-255-3653
Fax: 403-255-4503
Toll Free: 1-877-626-7575
Toll Free Fax: 1-877-640-7575
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Graduated Licencing
There are 3 stages that each person must go through to obtain a Class 5 licence. These stages are also known as the
Graduated Driver Licence Program (GDL). This program will ensure that new drivers get the support, skills and experience
they need to handle the complex task of driving.

Stage 1 - Learner or Class 7
Class 7 Requirements
  • Applicant must be at least 14 years of age
  • Have parental consent if the applicant is under the age of 18

A parental consent form must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. This form must be signed in our office.

Steps to Obtaining Your Class 7
  1. To start the process of obtaining your Class 7 drivers licence you must first take the written examination. Come into our office with your 2 pieces of eligible identification to take a 30 multiple choice question examination.
    If you wish to come in to write an exam, please ensure that you arrive no later than 30 minutes before we close.
  2. The applicant must pass an eye examination administered by our friendly staff.

After you have passed your written learners examination, you can obtain a Class 7 licence card.

Learners Licence Holder Conditions
  • Must hold a Learners licence (Class 7) for at least one year Must be accompanied by a fully licenced driver that is not a probationary driver who is 18 years of age or older and is seated next to the driver.
  • Learners are not permitted to drive from midnight to 5 A.M
  • Not permitted to have more passengers than seat belts
  • Only 8 demerit points are allowed for learners drivers
  • Have a zero alcohol level

If learning to drive a motorcycle, you must be 16 years of age and are not permitted to drive during night time hours. You must be accompanied by a fully licenced driver who is 18 years of age or older and is either seated on the motorcycle with you or is following you in or on another motor vehicle

Prices:
Written Exam: $17.60
Licence Card: $84.45

Stage 2 - Probationary Class 5
After holding your learners licence for at least a year, you are now ready to obtain your a Probationary Class 5 licence

Steps in Obtaining Your Class 5 Probationary Licence
  1. Road testing. By now you should be ready to take part 1 of the road testing examination. We can provide a road testing permit and also book an examination at the same time .
    You can book your Alberta Road Test online here.
    Rental vehicles are now also available.

  2. Now that you have completed obtained your class 7 learner's card, and passed your 5 basic GDL road test, you are ready to re-class your licence to a Probationary Class 5.
    Come into our Southland Registrations office with all the documents mentioned above and our friendly staff can assist you.

Prices for the services we offer are as follows:
Road Test: $80.00
Reclassification: $22.45

Stage 3 - Non-probationary Class 5
Steps in Obtaining Your Class 5 Non-Probationary Licence

To become a fully licenced driver you:
  1. have been suspension free for the last year of the two-year probationary stage.
  2. should be ready to take part 2 of the road testing examination. This examination is more advanced than the previous but by now you should have the skills necessary to complete your training.

We can provide a road testing permit and also book an examination at the same time .
You can book your Alberta Road Test online here.
Rental vehicles are now also available.

You are now ready to re-class your licence to a Non-Probationary Class 5 and can have your GDL licence replaced with a full Class 5 driver's licence.

Come into our Southland Registrations office with all the documents mentioned above and our friendly staff can assist you.

Prices for the services we offer are as follows:
Road Test: $135.00
Reclassification: $22.45