Congratulations, you’ve turned 14 and are now ready to start driving. You can write your knowledge test at Lethbridge Vehicle, no appointment necessary. The exams are done on the computer – no paper tests.
Please come in before 5 pm Monday to Friday or 3 pm on Saturday, so that you may have enough time to complete your exam. The cost to write the test is $17.00 and after you pass the learner’s license card is $84.45.
Visit the Alberta Transportation website for the basic Driver handbook. www.transportation.alberta.ca/531.htm Sample tests can also be found on the same website.
Acceptable ID for writing a learner’s license: An original Canadian Birth Certificate or Passport or Canadian Citizenship/Permanent Resident Card – this is a MUST! 2nd piece of identification, such as an Alberta Health card, Indian status, baptism certificate.
If the person writing is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian with their driver’s license (or other Government-issued Identification) must be present at time of writing. *Sorry grandparents can’t give permission unless the client is a legal guardian with guardianship papers)
To receive a Learners License (Class 7) the successful person must pass a knowledge test of 30 questions multiple choice and an eye exam.
Conditions for Drivers in the Learner Stage:
- Must hold a Learner’s License (Class 7) for at least one year if you are 16 or older to be eligible to move to the next stage
- Must be accompanied by a fully licensed (non-probationary) driver who is 18 years of age or older and is seated next to the driver.
- Not permitted to drive between midnight and 5 a.m.
- May not have more passengers than the number of seat belts in the vehicle will have your operator’s license suspended at 8 demerits
- Zero alcohol tolerance
Consent of Minor (PDF)