How old must I be before I can apply for a licence in Ontario?You may apply for your licence as early as age 16.
Are there any necessary documents I should have with me when I go in to apply for my Ontario licence?Of course there are. When you go in to apply for your licence, you are required to have documents that show your
- Legal Name
- Date of Birth
- Original Signature
These can be documents such as a Passport (Canadian or Foreign), Canadian citizenship card with photo, Ontario Photo
card, Employee/Student Authorization Form, Birth Certificate and etc.
Where is the closest place to go to apply for a driver’s licence in Ontario?There are 56 centres and 39 travel points across the province ready to serve you. You will easily find a MTO
location near you by going to www.drivetest.ca/en/loc/Dec.aspx.
How do I contact my nearest Ontario MTO office?Contacting your nearest MTO office should be a breeze. Just call (614) 752-7500 or go online to https://www.ontario.ca/page/driving-and-roads
Who can bring me for my written (G1) test in Ontario?If you are under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must bring you.
Do I need a physical when getting my licence in Ontario?No, a physical isn’t required in order to get your licence in Ontario.
Will a vision test be necessary when I go in to apply for my Ontario driver’s licence?Absolutely. The vision test is required when you go in to take your written test. It is all a part of
acquiring your G1 licence.
Where do I go to get my Ontario driver’s licence picture taken?Your driver’s licence photo will be taken at your local MTO office.
How do I get a licence in Ontario?Applying for a licence in Ontario is about a 24 month process. There are steps put into place that allow
transition into becoming a responsible licensed driver. You will….
- First: Take and pass a written exam that will give you a G1 licence.
- Second: Hold your G1 licence for at least 12 months. (Certain restrictions apply with this
such as no driving without a G licensed driver with at least 4 years of experience in the front seat
you at all times), OR take a driver’s education course at a driving school and wait only 8 months
- Third: Take and pass your G1 licence road test (including parallel parking and a few other
Obtain your G2 licence.
- Fourth: Hold your G2 licence at least 12 months. Then apply for your regular G licence.