How to get an Alberta Driver's Licence
Stage 1: Class 7 Learner’s Licence
To get your class 7 learner's licence, you must:
A Class 7 learner’s licence allows you to drive:
Steps to get your class 7 learner’s licence:
Stage 2: Class 5 Graduated Driver’s Licence (GDL)
To get a probationary Class 5-Graduated Driver’s Licence (GDL) you must:
A Class 5 licence allows you to drive the following motor vehicles:
You must drive for 2 years with a Class 5 Graduated Driver's Licence (GDL) with no suspensions for the last year to be able to upgrade to a full Class 5 driver's licence.
While driving with a Class 5-GDL licence, the following rules apply:
Steps to get your class 5-GDL licence:
Stage 3: Class 5 Full Licence (Non-GDL)
Before you can get a Class 5 Full driver’s licence, you must have a Class 5 Graduated Driver’s Licence (GDL) for at least 2 years with no suspensions in the last year.
To get a Class 5 Full (non-GDL) driver’s licence you must:
Steps to get your class 5 Full licence: