Faculty Recruitment Services

Drivers License

A valid license from another Canadian jurisdiction can be exchanged for and equivalent class (Classes 1 through 7). Testing is not normally required, but medical and vision requirements must be met. A medical and proof of vision screening is required for Class 1, 2 and 4 and may be required for all other classes if applicant has a medical condition that may affect their ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

A valid licence from the United States can be exchanged for a Class 5, 6, or 7 when the applicant is presenting a valid licence of equivalent class. All other classes requested would require testing and must provide applicable medical and vision screening. All applicants must present immigration and residency documentation and acceptable identification.

A valid licence from Austria, Belgium, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Switzerland and the United Kingdom (excluding Northern Ireland) can be exchanged for a Class 5 when the applicant is presenting a valid licence of equivalent class. A Class 6 operator's licence shall be issued to valid Swiss Class A, A1 licence and a Japanese International driver's licence which permits the holder to operate a motorcycle. All other classes requested would require testing and must provide applicable medical and vision screening. All applicants must present immigration and residency documentation and acceptable identification.

Anyone coming from outside Canada, United States, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Switzerland and the United Kingdom (excluding Northern Ireland) are required to meet the identification requirements, residency requirements and immigration qualifications. They must undergo complete testing for all classes of licence requested and must provide applicable medical and vision screening as required.

NOTE: Japanese licence exchanges must be completed at an approved registry agent. Parental consent for applicants under 18 is required.

For more information click here:
http://governmentservices.gov.ab.ca/mv/operator.cfm