The NL Graduated Motorcycle License Program

If you want to legally drive a motorcycle in Newfoundland, you've come to the right place. We've assembled everything from Newfoundland motorcycle practice test sets for your NL beginners permit, to road tests tips for your Class 6 road test, to information on the full, unrestricted NL Class 6 motorcycle license. We have everything in the NL graduated motorcycle license program covered. (For those who don't know, a similar NL Graduated Licensing program exists for light truck & passenger vehicle drivers.)

If you simply follow the requirements and learning needed at each NL graduated motorcycle license level, you'll get a NL motorcycle license in the shortest time frame possible. Below, we've divided each stage of the NL graduated motorcycle licensing process into an easy to follow, step-by-step process.

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The NL Graduated Motorcycle License Process

We can help you get your NL motorcycle licence quicker and easier. can help you move through each of the three stages of the NL graduated motorcycle license process in the quickest & easiest way possible. We've compiled tried, true and tested tips on how to pass each phase, and would really like to help you get a full, unrestricted Newfoundland motorcycle license as quickly as possible.

NL Class 6 GDL License Process

6 I Licence + 6 II Licence → Class 6 Licence

Getting Your Newfoundland & Labrador Beginner Motorcycle Licence

Step 1 of the NL graduated motorcycle license process is getting your learners licence.

To get a Class 6 Level 1 motorcycle learners license, you have to pass certain driving knowledge tests about Newfoundland road signs and rules (see if you could pass them here and here), a balance test to show basic motorcycle handling skills, and a vision test to ensure your eyesight will allow you to ride safely on Newfoundlands public roads.

NL Class 6I License Process

Written Test + Vision Test → Class 6 Level 1 Licence

You can get your 6 I licence on your 16th birthday.

Here's how to get your NL beginners licence:

Provide identification and proof of age documents

Take and pass the knowledge test

Take and pass the balance test

Pass a vision test

Practice Driving Your Bike To Get Your NL Class 6 Level 2 Licence

Sufficient on-road driving experience = Level 2 NL motorcycle novice driver license

You must first pass a Class 6 road test, and demonstrate strong, safe driving habits in order to get a NL motorcycle novice driver license - Class 6 Level 2. This is the second stage of the NL graduated motorcycle license system. If you thoroughly practice all of the bike driving skills you need to know to be a safe, fully competent motor bike driver, and don't get into trouble, you will qualify, and eventually graduate to a full Class 6 motorbike licence.

NL Class 6II License Process

Class 6 I Licence for 12 months + Road Test → Class 6 Level 2 Licence

12 months at the Class 6 I stage are required.

Steps to get your Class 6 II licence:

Complete a vehicle examination prior to the road test

Bring along your beginners license

Don't be late for your appointment

Successfully pass the Class 6 road test

Your Full Class 6 Newfoundland Motorcycle Licence

A Class 6 Newfoundland motorcycle license allows you to drive restriction free.

Getting your Class 6 motorcycle license shows that you've learned how to become a safe, confident and capable motorbike driver, and fully qualified to hold the motorcycle license NL issues. Don't forget, you must always carry sufficient motorcycle insurance and also have all of the appropriate documentation for your bike.

NL Class 6 Full License Process

Class 6 II Licence for 12 months  → Class 6 Licence

Remain incident free for 12 months.

How to get your Class 6 licence:

Practice safe motorcycle riding

Carry valid registration and insurance for your motorcycle

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