New Brunswick Class 5 License - Class 5 Level I, Class 5 Level II and Class 5 licensing

Class 7 Level I License

How to get your Class 7 Level I License
  • You must be 16 years or older
  • Visit a licensing office to pass a vision test and a written knowledge test about the rules of the road and traffic signs
  • If you are under the age of 18 parental or legal guardian consent is required before this license can be issued to you
Rules to abide by when driving with a Class 7 level I license
  • Maintain zero blood alcohol level at all times
  • Must always be accompanied by a fully licensed driver who has held a Class 5 license for at least 4 years
  • Not permitted to drive between the hours of midnight and 5 am
  • Must display a "NOVICE" driver sign in rear window at all times
Duration license must be held

12 months prior to being able to take the Class 7 level II road test (may be reduced to 8 months upon the successful completion of a Ministry recognized driver training course)

Class 7 Level 2 License

How to get your Class 5 Level I License

After 12 months, a class 5 level I driver can attempt a road test. If successfully passed a driver will receive class 5 level II license. Waiting time period can be reduced from 10 months to 8 month upon the successful completion of Ministry recognized driver training course.

Rules to abide by when driving with a Class 5 level I license
  • Maintain zero blood alcohol level at all times
  • Must always be accompanied by a fully licensed driver who has held a Class 5 licence for at least 4 years if driving between 12:00am and 5:00 am. Must provide proof of working hours upon police officer's request.
  • Number of passengers allowed in vehicle are equal to number of seat belts
Duration license must be held

12 months prior to being able to take the Class 5 road test

Class 5 License

Upon completion of 12 months (or 8 months if having taken a ministry approved driver training course) a novice Class 5 Level II driver is allowed to take the Class 5 road test. Successful completion of this test allows a driver full driving privileges in Newfoundland and Labrador


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