Driver training students must hold a valid licence

2 July 2014 (Updated: 25 July 2014)

This is a reminder that driving schools and their instructors are required to check for a valid (i.e., not expired) driver's licence or learner's licence before providing driver training to a student.

If any students present a non-English out of province licence, a school can verify its validity if they show either:

If they can't provide this information, they'll need to get their licence translated. A list of approved translators is available on icbc.com.

Why a licence translation is important

Other than helping driving schools verify the validity of a driver's licence, a licence translation is important because:

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