New Star Driving School

Introduction to Driving in Ontario

An Ontario driver’s licence is your proof of your privilege to drive. You must carry it with you whenever you drive. Ontario has introduced a one-piece plastic driver’s licence. The licence has a digitized photograph and signature of the driver. A driver’s licence includes your name, address, signature, date of birth, gender, height, licence class, date of licence issue, expiry date, and codes showing which class of vehicles you may drive and any applicable conditions (for example, an “X” condition means you require corrective lenses for driving). Process of Getting a Driver’s Licence in Ontario •You must be 16 years of age to be eligible for a Driver’s Licence in Ontario. A newcomer to Ontario who holds a driver’s licence from another province or country is required to apply for an Ontario driver’s licence within 60 days of taking up residence in the province Fees G1 Licence – cost includes knowledge test, G2 road test and five year licence. This fee is payable at the time of application. $145.00 Knowledge Test $15.00 Class G2 Road Test $50.00 Class G2 Road Test $85.00