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Learner's Permits

You can write your learner's test here with no appointment necessary. Please come in before 3:30pm on Saturday or 7:30pm during the week.

Acceptable ID for writing a learner's license:

1. An original Canadian birth certificate or Canadian passport, or the combination of a passport with immigration documents, Canadian citizenship or permanant resident card - this is a MUST!
2. 2nd piece of Identification - ie. pay stub with a letter of employment (must be from an Alberta based company), income tax assessment. If applicant is under 18 years of age and only has a birth certificate, we can use the parents' ID as the second piece.
3. If the person writing is under the age of 18, a parent must be present at time of writing with their driver's license.




Graduated Licensing

Learners are required to have a Learner's license for at least one year and to be at least 16 years of age before they can take a road test. A Class 5 Graduated Driver's License will be issued once a learner has completed a Basic Road Test. An advanced road test can be taken once a person has 2 years of driving experience and the driver has been suspension free for 12 consecutive months.


Road Tests  


Note: Crowfoot Plates Registries' role is only to book the drivers exam and receive payment on behalf of contracted driver examiners.


Cost  How to Book / Requirements / Notes
Basic $85 Please call for an appointment with your Visa or MC number. Simply book through our office at 403-241-7951. Also see day of test instructions below.
Advanced $137 To qualify for an advanced road test, probationary drivers must have at least 2 years experience as a Class 5 GDL Driver AND be suspension free for 12 consecutive months. The driver will need to show advanced driving skills, responsible decision making and proactive driving behaviors during the test. Takes approximately 1 hour and covers approximately 20-30 kilometers. Book through our office at 403-241-7951. The fee is payable at the time the test is booked. See class specific details below. Also see day of test instructions below.
Class 5b $85 Class 5 basic road test can be booked through our office at 403-241-7951. Please have your license number and Visa or Mastercard available to pay by phone. Also see day of test instructions below.
Classes 4, 6b $137 Class 4 and 6 basic road tests can be booked through our office at 403-241-7951. Please have your license number and Visa or Mastercard available to pay by phone. Also see day of test instructions below.
Class 5 Adv. $137 Class 5 Advanced road tests can be booked through our office at 403-241-7951. Please have your license number and Visa or Mastercard available to pay by phone. Also see day of test instructions below.
Class 6 Adv. see
notes
Class 6 Advanced road tests will be required to contact a driver Program Administrator at 780-427-8901, toll free in Alberta by calling 310-0000. Cost information can be obtained by calling.

Instructions for Road Test Clients (Day of Test):
  1. Arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled road test time
  2. Please come in with valid Driverís or learners License.
  3. Bring in Valid Registration and Insurance on the vehicle you are taking the test in.
    • Check that dates are valid on both
    • The validation sticker is on the plate
    • Names on the Registration and Insurance are exactly the same (2 names on the registration, 2 on the insurance)
    • The documents you have are for the vehicle you are taking the test in
    • photocopies not accepted
  4. Make sure all the lights and the horn are working on the vehicle.
  5. Make sure you have enough gas in your vehicle to complete the road test.
  6. Pay all outstanding fines.
  7. If you need to cancel and rebook your test for any reason, you Must give us at least 24 hours Notice in order to NOT lose your money.
  8. If you do not have your licence, valid registration, insurance, your year sticker on the licence plate, the lights and horn are not working, cannot pay outstanding fines, do not have enough gas in the vehicle to complete the Road Test, you will lose your money and have to repay to book another road test.

Renewing License
Renewal forms for operator's licenses are generally mailed to clients four to six weeks before the expiry of their license. Renewals must be done in person. Only residents of Alberta are eligible to renew. Anyone 75 years or older is is required to submit a medical completed by their doctor. Medical reports are also required for holders of Class 1, 2 and 4 licenses and for all licenses with a condition code "C".

Out of Province Driver's Licenses, please bring the following:
1. Your out of Province license
2. Proof of Alberta residency - a utility, phone or cable bill; mortgage papers or rental agreement from an official rental agency to prove Alberta residency.
3. Secondary piece of ID such as Original Birth Certificate, Passport, Canadian Citizenship Card or Permanent Resident Card.

If you have moved from outside of Canada, please also bring the following:
1. An official English translation of your driver's license
2. Passport with immigration documents
3. Secondary piece of ID such as an Original Birth Certificate or Passport, Canadian Citizenship Card, Permanent Resident Card.