When applying for your B.C. licence, you’ll need to prove your previous driving experience.
When proving your previous driving experience, we strongly recommend that you bring either
The document must be original. It cannot be photocopied or printed off the internet.
If you have it, also bring your
Note: In some cases we can just rely on your driver’s licence—but it’s not guaranteed. For example, if your licence was issued less than two years ago, and you’re looking to prove two years of experience to exchange your licence, your driver’s licence might not be sufficient.
To get an official driving record or letter of experience, contact the issuer of your driver's licence. We strongly recommend doing this prior to moving to B.C.
Make sure your record or letter includes the following:
|Requirements||Driving Record||Letter of experience|
|Original copy—not photocopied or printed off the internet||X||X|
|Make sure it includes
|Get it signed by the licensing authority||Not required||X|