Apply for your ON License

  • 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, 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 an 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 at 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 you to easily 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 licence such as no driving without a G licensed driver with at least 4 years of experience in the front seat with 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 things).Obtain your G2 licence.
    • Fourth: Hold your G2 licence for at least 12 months. Then apply for your regular G licence.