Driver licensing

Get your L

You can get your L on or after your 16th birthday. To get your L you’ll need to get 40 out of 50 questions right on a multiple-choice knowledge test. Passing it ensures you understand the rules of the road. It also means you’ve started thinking about safe driving behaviours before you start driving with a supervisor.

Get your L

Knowledge tests available by appointment only

Book an appointment using our new online service.

Prepare for your knowledge test

We have lots of resources to help you prepare. If you study and complete the practice tests, you should have a really good chance of passing the knowledge test. And don't worry, if you don't pass on the first try, you can take the test again after 7 days (there's a fee each time).

Read and study Learn to Drive Smart

Learn to Drive Smart has all the information you need - it's like a textbook for your knowledge test. You can download it online in six languages, read it on our app, print out the English chapters, or pick up a copy at any driver licensing office.

Test your knowledge

Once you've studied Learn to Drive Smart, you're ready to take the practice knowledge test. It’s available in the same six languages as Learn to Drive Smart.

Take the road signs practice test

Know your signs! Almost one in five questions on your knowledge test will be about road signs. You'll find every single one of them on our road signs practice test. If you know your signs, you can have a better chance of passing the real test.

​Try Street Sense

Street Sense is a hazard perception training application that helps you identify common hazards that can be easily missed when you're on the road. It immerses you in driving scenarios t​hat mimic real driving conditions in B.C. and gives you the chance to practice scanning for hazards.​

Ready for your knowledge test?

We want you to feel as prepared, confident, and comfortable as possible. Review our knowledge test tip sheet to learn what you can expect from your knowledge test and get some tips to help you pass.

Our tip sheet is available in the following six languages: