AMA Drivers Licence Testing

ALBERTA PERSONAL DRIVER’S LICENSING

Personal Licensing in Alberta includes:

Class 7 Learner’s Permit, Class 5 Basic (GDL), Class 5 Advanced, Class 6 (Motorcycle/Moped)

Whether you are a new driver, a parent of a new driver, we offer a professional, safe, and comfortable experience – just another benefit of AMA membership!

Alberta has a 3-stage Graduated Driver’s Licence program for new drivers. New drivers progress from earning their Learners Licence, to the Class 5 Basic licence, to the Class 5 Advanced licence.

3 STAGES TO GETTING YOUR PERSONAL DRIVER’S LICENCE IN ALBERTA

3 STAGES TO GETTING YOUR PERSONAL DRIVER’S LICENCE IN ALBERTA
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Class 7 (Learner’s Licence)
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Class 5 Basic (GDL)
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Class 5 Advanced
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Class 6

Class 7

Learner’s Licence
Moped, Class 5 & 6 with someone over 18 who has full Class 5
Knowledge Test

Class 5 Basic (GDL)

Graduated Driver’s Licence
Cars, vans, and light trucks, 2-axle motorhomes or RVs
Road test – Book Online

Class 5 Advanced

Driver’s Licence
Cars, vans, and light trucks, 2-axle motorhomes or RVs
Road test – Book Online

Class 6

Motorcycle Licence
Motorcycles, All Mopeds, Trikes
Knowledge Test

Professional Licences

We know professional driver’s licensing is an important part of Alberta business, and we’re here to help! Knowledge tests and training programs are available for all Licence Classes with AMA, and we offer Class 4 Road Tests.

Professional Licencing in Alberta includes:

Class 1, Class 2 (Bus), Class 3 (3-axle plus), Class 4 (Taxi/Driver Service, Ambulance, Small Bus), and ‘Q’ Airbrake Endorsement.
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Class 1 Professional
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Class 2 Professional – Bus
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Class 3 3-axle plus
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Class 4 Professional

Class 1

Professional
  • Any vehicle other than a motorcycle.
  • Class 6 vehicles as a learner only.
Knowledge Test

Class 2

Professional – Bus
  • Cars, vans, and light trucks
  • 2-axle motorhomes or RVs
Knowledge Test

Class 3

3-axle Plus
  • Class 5 vehicles
  • vehicle with 3 or more axles with/without a trailer with one or more axles (without airbrakes)
  • Class 2 or 4 type vehicle without passengers (bus, taxi, ambulance)
  • Class 1, 2 or 6 vehicles as a learner only
Knowledge Test

Class 4

Professional
  • Taxi & other driver service
  • Ambulance
  • Small bus
  • All Class 5 vehicles
Knowledge Test & Road Test
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Air Brake Endorsement

“Q”

Air Brake Endorsement

Airbrake Program training session & practical test must be completed before knowledge test can be taken at AMA Registry.

Knowledge Test
Driver Training

Whether a new driver or a professional driver, we offer the best driver training programs in the province. We have been doing driver and advanced driver training for over 80 years and are exceptionally proud of helping create safe and confident drivers.

AMA Membership

Join the AMA family and become an AMA member! With membership you get all the benefits and support of one of the most trusted and reliable road and travel organizations!