What are the minimum standards for obtaining a commercial vehicle licence?

For all classes you must pass an applicable knowledge test, meet the required vision standards, submit a satisfactory medical examination report and pass the applicable road test. Additionally, for classes B, C, E or F you must pass a hearing standard threshold and for class B and E (school transportation) you must pass a driver records search which shows no more than six demerit points, no licence suspension within the previous twelve months, no more than a single criminal code offence involving a motor vehicle within the preceding five years and you must also pass a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check.