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Getting a Driver’s License

Driving License

To lawfully drive a car in Canada, you`ll require a driver`s permit issued by the administration of your area or region. You should have it with you at all times while driving.

In the event that you have a substantial permit from your nation of origin, you`ll presumably have the capacity to utilize this to drive in Canada for a brief timeframe after you arrive.

On the off chance that you intend to utilize an outside driver`s permit in Canada, you ought to get an International Driving Permit (IDP) in your nation of origin.

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The procedure to get a driver`s permit in Canada include:

  • a written exam based on the general road rules
  • maybe a couple of driving tests

You may pay for driving lessons to prepare for the driving tests.

When you have a permit, you should renew it time to time. The expiry date will be imprinted on your permit.

Car Insurance

On the off chance that you own a car, it’s mandatory for you to get a car insurance.

You can get diverse sorts of car insurance plan, including scope for either or both:

  • wounds to yourself and damage to your car or
  • the expenses of damage and injury to others in case you`re to be blamed for a mishap

Your car insurance cost relies upon the arrangement you pick and your:

  • age
  • driving record
  • living area
  • driving knowledge

The cost likewise shifts between insurance agencies. Hence, you should:

  • ensure you comprehend what each arrangement covers
  • contact a couple of insurance agencies for insights about the cost of their insurance plans.

Driving Laws and Principles

You must abide by Canada`s driving laws. Before you begin driving, set aside an opportunity to take in the laws in your province or territory.

Driving laws in Canada are entirely upheld. Punishments for violating the law are for the most part extreme. Read about probably the most vital laws to know.

In Case of a Mishap

call the emergency number (911) for police and an ambulance (on the off chance that you require one)

hold up at the scene until the emergency services you called arrive

exchange information with the other driver (if the mischance includes another vehicle), including:

  • name
  • address
  • phone number
  • license plate
  • driver’s license numbers
  • insurance agency name
  • insurance plan number

Purchasing or Leasing a Car

You can look through the Internet or call the local transportation ministry in your city to get some answers concerning auto merchants or auto rental offices.

In the event that you just need a car for a short period, you can lease a car from a car rental agency. Ensure car insurance is incorporated into your car rental agreement on the off chance that you require it.

In a few urban areas, there are car-sharing projects that let you use a car without purchasing, renting or leasing one. You might need to investigate this choice to check whether it addresses your issues.

Purchasing a Car

You can purchase a new or  used car from a:

  • Car dealer
  • Individual who is selling their car

Get data and help with buying or selling a car from the department that regulates cars and driving in your area or region.

For data on consumer issues related to buying a vehicle:

  • See the Canadian Consumer Handbook
  • Contact your provincial or territorial consumer affairs office

Leasing a Car

Rather than purchasing a car, many individuals in Canada rent a  car from a car dealer.

A lease is a legitimate assertion amongst you and the dealer in which you:

  • consent to pay an expense to use the car for a particular timeframe
  • return the car to the dealer in great condition after the time ends

Since a lease is a legitimate assertion, ensure you comprehend the terms and conditions of the lease before you sign it.


The Canada Safety Council has data on what drivers can do to enhance road safety in Canada.

Become familiar with safety issues related winter driving. Snow and ice are significant driving risks in many parts of Canada. Drive slowly in snowy and icy conditions. It`s additionally a smart thought to purchase special winter tires for your car (this is obligatory in a few regions).

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