Driving in Ontario

Driving in Ontario

Emission Test: By law, certain cars, vans, trucks, motorhomes and buses must pass a Drive Clean test before they can be licensed to be driven on Ontario roads.

Exchange a driver’s licence: How to switch a driver’s licence from another province, state or country for an Ontario driver’s licence.

Service Ontario

Vehicle registration: plate/permit: How to register a vehicle in Ontario and get a vehicle permit, licence plate and licence plate sticker.

It will be easier to start by getting your driver’s licence because you will need it to get your insurance coverage and you will need insurance coverage before getting your Ontario plates.

When you move to Ontario, you can use a valid licence from another province, state or country for 60 days. After 60 days, you need to switch to an Ontario driver’s licence.

To switch your licence for an Ontario driver’s licence, you need to apply in-person at a DriveTest centre

Where to go to get an Emission Test: