ICBC Knowledge and Road Tests Now Waived for Surrendered Licenses from United Kingdom
Effective Tuesday, June 29, 2010, the ICBC knowledge and road tests (Class 5, 6, 7, or 8) will be waived for applicants producing and surrendering a licence from Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
The ICBC is not extending the foreign driver reciprocity program at this time to the following countries, even though some may consider them to be part of the United Kingdom:
Isle of Man
Republic of Ireland
The Channel Islands
If you have started an application for a British Columbia Driver's Licence (BCDL) prior to June 29, 2010...
You may have the knowledge and road testing waived, provided that you have not previously failed a British Columbia (BC) road test. If a driver has failed a road test, the driver must pass the road test prior to being issued a British Columbia Driver's Licence. For a driver who holds both a passenger vehicle and motorcycle out-of-province licence, and has previously failed the passenger vehicle road test, the passenger vehicle road test must be passed prior to waiving the knowledge and road testing for the motorcycle.
If you already possess a Class 5 or 7 British Columbia Driver's Licence...
And attend a POS with an Australia, New Zealand or United Kingdom motorcycle licence (valid within the past 3 years), ICBC can waive knowledge and road testing for a Class 6 or 8 motorcycle licence.
How to get a B.C. driver's licence when moving from another country?
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