Understanding the Nunavut Class 7 Learners License

A Nunavut Class 7 learners license is the first of two stages of the Nunavut graduated driver's license process, and ensures that before new drivers take control behind the wheel of a passenger vehicle, they have a good understanding of the road signs and rules of the road that govern all drivers in Nunavut. Put simply, the best way to pass the Nunavut learners test and get a Nunavut Class 7 learners license, is to thoroughly study the Nunavut Driver's Manual and then practice your driving knowledge with our series of free NU Class 7 practice test tutorials.

Written Test + Vision test → Class 7 Learner License

Getting a Nunavut Class 7 Learners License

Preparation and practice are the best ways to get ready for your Nunavut learners test. The more time you spend reading the Nunavut Driver's Manual and practicing the ICanDrive.ca Nunavut learners test practice series, the more confident you will be come test day. Explore the tabs below for more.

16 Years Old

You can begin the process to get your Nunavut Class 7 license at the age of 16, but must provide parental/guardian consent if you are under the age of 18.

Study The Nunavut Driver's Manual

The Nunavut Driver's Manual is your guide to everything you need to learn, and prepare for when attempting the Nunavut Class 7 learners license test. Make sure you read the entire handbook and come back to any sections that you don't understand.

Practice Class 7 Learners Tests

The ICanDrive.ca Class 7 learner tests are designed to help you apply the knowledge you learned from the Nunavut Driver's Handbook and build your confidence before you attempt the actual Class 7 written test. Make sure you go through all of our NU Class 7 practice tests to be the best prepared.

Class 7 Written Test

The Class 7 learners test is a multiple choice test with 30 questions (15 on Nunavut road signs and 15 on Nunavut road rules, and can be taken at:

Vision Test

In addition to the written test, you will need to successfully pass a vision test to ensure you are capable of driving safely.

Arrive Early

Check out the hours of the testing location in advance, and plan to arrive at least 1 hour (preferably 2 hours) in advance of closing time so you can calmly take the Class 7 written test and complete the required vision test.

Documents To Bring

Make sure you bring along at least 2 government issued pieces of ID with at least one of them showing your date of birth

If you are under the age of 18, you will need to also provide parental consent before you can take the learners test.

Vision Aids

Bring along any contacts or glasses you need to the test.

Test Fee

The test fee is $30.25. You should contact the examination location you plan on taking the test at in advance to confirm what methods of payment they accept.

Test Retakes

If you fail the test, you must wait 2 weeks before you can retake the Nunavut Class 7 written test.

Minimum Licence Holding Period

You have to stay at the learner stage for at least a month and practice driving before you can apply for a Nunavut Class 5 car driving license.

Licence Expiry

A Nunavut Class 7 learners permit is valid for 5 years.

Supervised Driving

As a learner driver, you cannot drive by yourself and must always be accompanied by another fully licensed driver who has at least 2 years of driving experience.

Demerit Points

As a Nunavut learner driver, if you accumulate 4 or more demerit points, your license will automatically be suspended for 6 months.

Other NU Passenger Vehicle Driving License Types:

Nunavut Class 5 Car License

The Nunavut Class 5 license is your final, full Nunavut car license. Unlike the license restrictions at the Class 7 learner stage, you will be able to drive restriction and supervision free with your Class 5 NU licence.

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