Department of vehicle licensing
For more information on driver’s licences, please visit driver licence page at Ontario.ca.
Enhanced driver’s licence
An enhanced driver’s licence is an upgrade to an Ontario driver’s licence that can be used as a travel document between Canada and the United States of America when travelling by road or water.
Senior driver renewal program
Learn about the licence renewal process for Ontario drivers age 80 and over.
Ontario photo card
An Ontario Photo Card is a wallet sized card that provides government-issued identification to those Ontarians who do not have a driver’s licence, making it easier for them to do things such as open a bank account, and perform any other activities that require official identification.
The official driver’s handbook, motorcycle handbook, bus handbook, truck handbook and air brake handbook.
Government-approved driving schools
A beginner driver education program approved by the Ontario government can teach you the skills and attitudes you need to be a safe and responsible driver. This page lists driving schools that offer a government-approved program.
Revoked driving schools
Not all driving schools offer government-approved beginner driver education programs. This page lists schools that are no longer government-approved driver education course providers.
Learn about Ontario’s impaired driving laws and the penalties you could face if you drive while impaired by alcohol or drugs.
Understanding demerit points
Demerit points are added to your driver’s licence, if you are convicted of breaking certain driving laws. The rules are different depending on if you are a new driver or have a full licence. This information will explain how the demerit points system works.
Get an accessible parking permit
How to get an accessible parking permit. Vehicles used by people with disabilities need to display the permit to park in an accessible parking space.
Choose a driving school in Ontario
Choosing a driving school is one way to help prepare yourself to be a safe driver. This information will help you find a driving school that meets the government’s standards for beginner driver education.
Motorcycle safety courses
If you take an approved motorcycle safety course, mandatory graduated licensing waiting periods can be reduced. This page lists community colleges and safety organizations that offer government-approved motorcycle safety courses.
Get a bus driver’s licence
If you want to drive a bus or ambulance in Ontario, you need a bus driver’s licence (class B, C, E or F). This information will help you understand which type of bus licence you need and the steps you need to take.
School bus driver improvement courses
To get a school bus driver’s licence (class B or E) in Ontario, all applicants must successfully complete a ministry-approved School Bus Driver Improvement Course (SBDIC ).
Get a truck driver’s licence
If you want to drive a truck in Ontario, you need a commercial licence. This page will tell you the steps you need to take to get your restricted Class A, full Class A or Class D licence.
Air brake (Z) endorsement
Anyone who drives a vehicle fitted with an air brake system or an air-over-hydraulic brake system is required to have a Z endorsement on their driver’s licence. This information will help you learn more about how to get the Z endorsement on your licence.
Ride an e-bike
E-bikes are motorized bicycles that can look like conventional bicycles, scooters or limited-speed motorcycles. This information will help you learn the rules about e-bikes so you can ride safely.
Prevent vehicle and identity theft
Tips to help you avoid having your vehicle or your driver’s licence stolen and what to do if it happens to you.