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A.    Road Test Scheduling in Alberta

Disclaimer: Eligibility for road tests is evaluated based on your motor vehicle records at the time of scheduling. Any subsequent changes to your motor vehicle file may alter your eligibility to take a road test on the date reserved.

Road Test Requirements

Road tests are scheduled for the following reasons:

  1. Reclassification to a higher or additional licence class (e.g. going from a Class 7 Learner’s licence to a Class 5 Graduated Driver’s License, or going from a Class 5 Licence to a Class 1, 2, 3 or 4 Licence)
  2. An administrative test is required
  3. To reinstate a licence that has been suspended for a period of at least one year. (See note below.)
  4. To reinstate a licence that has been expired or surrendered for a period of three years or more. (See note below.)
  5. To determine if a Condition Code may be added to or deleted from a driver’s licence.

Any cases outside of those listed above require Alberta Transportation’s approval. For more information, please contact the Alberta Transportation Client Support Centre at driverexaminations@gov.ab.ca or by phone at 780-427-8230 (toll free in Alberta dial 310-0000 first).

It is important to note that you are restricted to taking one road test per licence class, per day unless authorized by Alberta Transportation.

Note: Prior to scheduling a road test, you should contact the Alberta Transportation Client Support Centre at 780-427-8230 if you:

  1. Are a resident of the Northwest Territories
  2. Want to schedule a test to reinstate a suspended, cancelled or expired driver’s licence.

You must read the following the road test disclaimer, and agree to abide by all requirements and cancellation policies before scheduling a road test.

Agreeing to these conditions prior to scheduling a road test affirms that all the outlined requirements will be met at the time of the road test.

At the time of the road test, you must meet the following requirements. If any of the outlined requirements are not met, you will not be eligible to take the road test and the testing fee will not be refunded.

1.    Road Test Eligibility Requirements

At the time of the road test, you must:

2.    Road Test Vehicle Requirements

Prior to a road test, you are responsible for:

More information on the vehicles required for each road test can be found in Alberta Transportation’s Driver Guides at https://www.alberta.ca/driver-guides.aspx.

Additional Requirements for Class 6 road tests

3.    Verification Requirements
Prior to the road test, you must:

4.    Road Test Guidelines

B.    Cancellation Policy

The cancellation policy states:

  1. If you cancel at least 24 hours before your road test, you will be eligible for a full refund.
  2. If you cancel less than 24 hours before your road test, you will lose the entire road test fee. You will also be responsible for rescheduling and paying for a new road test.
  3. If you fail to show up for the road test, you will lose the entire road test fee. You will also be responsible for rescheduling and paying for a new road test.
  4. If you need to reschedule a road test, you must do so at least 24 hours before it is scheduled to occur.
  5. Road tests may be cancelled on short notice or on site by the driver examiner due to bad weather conditions. If this occurs, you will receive an authorized no-charge road test form to take to a registry agent office to reschedule your road test to another date at no cost.
  6. Driver examiners can refuse the vehicle you bring to do your road test in if it is not safe or legal. If this occurs, you will lose the entire road test fee. You will be responsible for rescheduling and paying for a new road test.
  7. Driver examiners can cancel the road test if they feel that you are unsafe to drive due to a physical or cognitive impairment or suspect that you are impaired by alcohol or drugs. If this occurs, you will receive an authorized no-charge road test form to take to a registry agent office to reschedule your road test to another date at no cost.

If you require further information or clarification, please contact the Alberta Transportation Client Support Centre at 780-427-8230 (to call toll free in Alberta, dial 310-0000 first) or email driverexaminations@gov.ab.ca. The Client Support Centre is open from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. The Alberta Transportation Client Support Centre is not open on weekends and statutory holidays.