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How to Schedule Your Alberta Road Test

driver taking Alberta road test

Feeling ready to schedule your Alberta Road Test? Wondering about what you need to do and what the eligibility criteria is so that you can schedule your test? In this blog we are going to share valuable information about what you need to know to schedule your road test in Alberta.



The first thing you should check before scheduling your road test is to make sure that you are eligible for it. If you are scheduling a road test for a Class 7 learner’s licence, you must:

If you are scheduling a road test for a Class 5 licence you must:


  • Be at least 16 years old

  • Have had a Class 7 learner’s licence for at least 1 year        

  • Pass a vision test

  • Ensure your vehicle meets the safety standards for the road test.

  • Have written consent from a parent or guardian if you are under 18 years old


Outstanding Fines

Before you schedule your road test, you must also ensure all the outstanding fines associated with your driving record or vehicle are fully paid. Unpaid fines can lead to the cancellation of your test appointment, and you may not be allowed to proceed until these obligations are settled. Make sure to check it before you schedule your test.


Booking Your Road Test

If you are pursuing a Class 5 licence, for those who completed the learner’s phase and are ready to drive without supervision, or a Class 6 licence, for motorcycles, you will book your road test with a registry agent. This can be done in person or online.


If you are pursuing a Class 1, 2 or 3 licence, designed for commercial vehicles, your road test will be scheduled with the Government of Alberta. Typically, your driving school will provide information on your commercial road test. You can find more details at


Documentation Requirements and What to Bring

To schedule your road test, you will need your Motor Vehicle Identification (MVID) number, which is the 9-digit number located near the bottom of your current Alberta driver’s licence. Upon arrival for your road test, you will be required to show all your vehicle’s documentation, including valid insurance and registration, as well as your driver’s or learner’s licence. You might also need to bring corrective lenses in case it was determined that you need to be wearing them after your vision test.

Road Test Fee

The fee for your road test will depend on the type of licence you are looking for. For passenger vehicles road tests, the fee will be determined by the registry office. For road tests dedicated to commercial vehicles, the test fee is determined by the Government of Alberta and will depend on whether you are scheduling a Class 1, 2 or 3 road test.


Preparing for your Road Test

Preparing yourself for the road test involves having a clear idea of what is going to be expected of you in terms of driving skills. These include parking in various situations, navigating intersections safely, being aware of pedestrians and other vehicles, and more. If you are looking for more information about how to prepare for a road test, we have a blog post fully dedicated to help drivers get ready for the test.


Book Your Alberta Road Test in Calgary

If you live in Calgary and are looking for driver’s licence information  or other registry services, Registry @ South Trail Crossing Ltd can provide the assistance you need. Whether you need to renew or upgrade your driver’s licence or simply need more information on how to schedule your road test, our team will be happy to guide you in your process. Don’t hesitate to give us a call or visit us at out office.




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