Drivers License Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador

How To Get Your Level 1 License

Obtain the Road User's Guide to help you prepare for your written test.  Click here to download a copy.

Take the written knowledge test at any MVR Testing Centre

Bring two pieces of identification and be prepared to answer 25 questions that encompass everything in the Guide as well as 20 road sign questions. To pass, you must achieve 80% or higher.
If you're under 19 years of age, you must bring a parent or legal guardian to sign your Level 1 License Application Form.

Conditions with a Level 1 License:

Until you pass your level 2 road test, you must observe the following restrictions and rules:

You must have a fully-licensed co-driver with a minimum of four years of driving experience in the front passenger seat at all times. No passengers, other than your co-driver, are allowed in the vehicle while you're driving.
You must have 0% blood alcohol content at all times; your co-driver must have a blood alcohol content below 0.05%.
You cannot drive at night between the hours of 12:00am and 5:00am.
You are only allowed to accumulate six demerit points.
You have to post a sign in your vehicle indicating that you are a novice driver.
You can only drive Class 5 vehicles.

Level 2 Road Test

To take this 25-minute test, you will need to provide at least two pieces of identification. You will be tested on:

Cornering techniques
Proper lane usage
Parking skills
Left turns at signalized intersections
Blind spot checks
Proper car control
Law observance - speeding racing, and stunt driving
Once you pass the Level 2 road test, you can drive anywhere, anytime; however, you must abide by the following restrictions:

- You must drive with 0% blood alcohol content.
- You must limit the number of passengers to the number of working seatbelts.
- You must have a licensed driver with at least four years driving experience with you between the hours of 12:00am and 5:00am.

Click here to link to the government of Newfoundland and Labrador website.