Before you can drive your car, truck, motorcycle, or any other vehicle legally in Alberta, you’ll need a few things. Follow these steps to get a driver’s licence, buy a vehicle, get it inspected, insured, and registered.
If you have any questions about the services we offer, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.
You’ll need to exchange your current (out-of-province) driver’s licence for an Alberta licence within 90 days of moving to Alberta. Follow these steps to find out how.
If you’re a new driver without a current driver’s licence or are unfamiliar with Alberta’s traffic laws, we offer a number of New Driver Training Programs to help you get on your way.
There are many member and non-member services to help you find a new or used vehicle. Find and compare prices on websites like:
Before you buy a vehicle, have it inspected at a Vehicle Inspection Centre. Vehicle Inspection Centres across Alberta will show you the condition of the vehicle and point out any potential problems before you purchase it.
The Government of Alberta may issue an exemption from an inspection. Find out which vehicles can be exempt.
After you buy your car (and before you drive it home), you’ll need two more things:
Now that you’ve purchased your new vehicle, let us help you make sure that it’s running properly and safely. Find out more about vehicle maintenance and safety in Alberta.