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Driver Examiner

Driver examiners conduct road tests to determine if applicants for operator's licences have the skills and knowledge required to safely operate vehicles such as cars, motorcycles, transport trucks and buses.


Driver Programs and Licensing Standards
Alberta Transportation
Room 109, 4999 - 98 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6B 2X3
Phone number: 780-427-8901
Fax number: 780-427-0833
1st Floor, 803 Manning Road NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 7M8
Phone number: 403-297-6679
Fax number: 403-297-8682


Under Alberta's Traffic Safety Act and Driver Training and Driver Examination Regulation, driver examiners must hold a driver examiner licence issued by Alberta Transportation and be affiliated with an Alberta Registry Agent. You cannot hold both a driving instructor licence and a driver examiner licence.

What You Need

Applicants for a driver examiner's licence must: (1) hold a Class 1-5 non-Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) operator's licence, (2) have five years of fully-licensed driving experience, (3) have no more than six demerits on their current driving record and no suspensions in the previous two years, (4) have no suspensions under the Criminal Code of Canada in the previous five years, and (5) have Grade 12 education. Those accepted for training must: (6) provide a criminal record check that is not older than 90 days, (7) pay application and examination fees, (8) complete a seven day training course, and (9) pass knowledge and on-road exams.

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