The Process For Obtaining a Full Class M Licence
There are several types of licences for driving Class M vehicles. There is a strict system of time restrictions, regulations, and a graduated licensing process that must be followed when getting a motorcycle license in Ontario.
Requirements For A Class M License
- You must be at least 16 years old.
- You must meet the vision standards established by the Ministry Of Transportation.
- You must pass a knowledge test of traffic signs, knowledge of motorcycles, and the rules of the road.
- You must pass two road test classes, M2 and M, to become fully licensed.
Process For Obtaining A Full Class M Licence
Study for the written knowledge test. (Practice here)
Apply for a licence at the DriveTest Centre.
Take a vision test at the DriveTest Centre.
Pay the fees at the DriveTest Centre.
Complete and pass the written knowledge test.
Obtain your temporary driving license.
Practice your driving with your Class M1 licence.
After 60 days, book a road test and then take your Class M2 road test.
Practice your driving with your Class M2 licence.
Book a road test and then take your Class M road test.
Enjoy your Class M licence. Drive safely.
Things To Know
- The vision test takes a few minutes – if you need corrective lenses take them.
- Fees can be paid by: Cash, Credit card, Debit card, Certified cheque, Bank draft, Money order, and Traveller’s cheque.
- The temporary driver’s license is made of paper and is valid for 90 days.
- The knowledge test takes approximately 30 minutes – no appointment is required.
- If unsuccessful, you can try the road test again if your Class M2 licence has not expired.
When you have a Class M1 licence, you must:
- Maintain a zero blood-alcohol level.
- Wear an approved helmet.
- Ride only during daylight hours (1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset).
- Do not drive on 400-series highways or high-speed expressways.
- Always drive alone — you may not carry passengers.