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Driver's License

Driver's Licenses (Canadian)

Canadian driver's licenses are issued by Canadian provincial and territorial governments. The regulations for application or renewal of driver licenses will vary depending upon the province or territory.

Contact information for the responsible offices is listed below:

Alberta Government Services
Registries Division
John E. Brownlee Bldg
10365-97th Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7
Tel: 780-422-7330
Fax: 780-427-0902

British Columbia
ICBC Licensing Programs
Box 3750
910 Government Street
Victoria, B.C. V8W 3Y5
Tel: 250-978-8300

Manitoba Highways & Government Services
Driver & Motor Vehicle Licencing
1075 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0S1
Tel: 204-945-3888
Fax: 204-948-2018

New Brunswick
Department of Transportation
P O Box 6000
Frederiction, New Brunswick E3B 5H1
Tel: 506-453-3939
Fax: 506-453-2900

Motor Registration Division
PO Box 8710
Mount Pearl, Newfoundland A1B 4J5
Tel: 709-729-4860
Fax: 709-729-6955

Northwest Territories
Ministry of Transportation
Motor Vehicle Division
Postal Plus Service 9600
4905-8th St., Yellowknife, NWT X1A 2L9
Tel: 867-669-7678
Fax: 867-669-0985

Nova Scotia
Registry of Motor Vehicles
PO Box 1652
6061 Yonge Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Z3
Tel: 902 424-5851
Fax: 902 424-0535

Department of Economic Development & Transportation
PO Box 1000 Station 1575
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
Tel: 867-975-7840
Fax: 867-975-7820

Ministry of Transportation
Licensing Administration Office
2680 Keele Street
Downsview, Ontario M3M 3E6
Tel: (416) 235-2999
Fax: (416) 235-4414

Prince Edward Island
Department of Transportation
P O Box 2000 Charlottetown, PE1 C1A 8N8
Tel: 902-368-5200
Fax: 902-569-7560

Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec
PO Box 19600
333 Boul Jean Lesage
Quebec, PQ G1K 8J6
Tel: 418-528-3100
Fax: 418-644-0339

Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI)
2260 - 11th Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 2N7
Tel: 306-775-6674
Fax: 306-352-5220

Community & Transportation Services
P O Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Tel: 403-667-5315
Fax: 403-393-6220

International Driver's License

International driver's licenses are available in Canada by application from any office of the Canadian Automobile Association.

International driver's licenses are issued with a one year validity. A Canadian issued international driver's license may be used in Japan, but it can be used only until the license expires or until one year from the date the bearer originally entered Japan, whichever comes first.




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