Quebec Class 5 License - Class 5 leaners, Class 5 probationary and Class 5 licensing

Register for a Driving course

Registering for a driving course at an Association Quebecoise du transport et des routes (AQTR) recognized driving school is step one. This is a mandatory requirement encompassing both theoretical and practical learning courses. The entire course is made up of five theoretical modules however once you have completed phase 1 of this course you can proceed with beginning the process of obtaining a learners license.

Get your learners (Class 5) license

How to get your learners license
  • You must be 16 years or older
  • If you are under the age of 18, you must provide written consent of your parent/legal guardian
  • Provide a completed certificate from your driving school indicating that you have successfully completed phase 1 of the 5 module mandatory driving course
  • Complete the Ministry set vision test
Rules to abide by when driving with a learners license:
  • Maintain zero blood alcohol level at all times
  • You can drive on the road accompanied by a driving instructor during the mandatory driving course or drive outside of the course with a driver who has held a valid full (not probationary) license for at least two years
Duration license must be held:

Minimum 10 months to write the knowledge test, Minimum 12 months to take the road test .

Pass the Knowledge Test

After holding a learners (Class 5) license for a minimum of 10 months, you are eligible to take the knowledge test. This consists of a series of questions regarding driving rules and signs. If you fail this test you must wait 28 days before you can retake the test

Pass the Road Test to get your probationary (Class 5 License)

How to get your learners license

After holding a learners (Class 5) license for a minimum of 12 months and passing the Knowledge Test you are eligible to take the Road Test.

Rules to abide by when driving with a learners license
  • Maintain zero blood alcohol level at all times
  • Must have fewer than 4 demerit points entered on their driving record
  • Cannot serve as an accompanying driver with a driver holding a learners permit
Duration license must be held:

Minimum 24 months

Get your Class 5 License

After holding a Class 5 Probationary license for a period of 24 months you are eligible to get a Class 5 license which allows you full driving privileges.


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