Driver licensing

Get your motorcycle licence

The steps to getting a motorcycle licence depend on whether you already have a B.C. driver's licence.

L & N drivers or new drivers

Drivers with less than two year's driving experience have some extra steps in getting licensed. It's a way to help reduce your crash risk while you're getting on-road experience.

Step 1: Get your motorcycle learner's licence

To get your motorcycle learner's licence:

Your parent or a legal guardian must give consent for your application if you're under 19.

Step 2: Pass the motorcycle skills test

After at least 30 days with your L, you can

Step 3: Pass the Class 8 motorcycle road test

After passing the motorcycle skills test and having your L for at least 12 months, you can

When you pass the Class 8 road test, you enter the Novice stage.

Step 4: Get your full motorcycle licence

After at least 24 months with your N, you can take the final test-the Class 6 motorcycle road test.

Note: If you also have a passenger vehicle 7N licence you only need to complete one road test to exit GLP.

Quick Links