Road Test Waived for Drivers Holding Licence from New Reciprocal Jurisdiction
ICBC is continuing to simplify its driver licensing procedures for people who currently hold a passenger car and/or motorcycles licence from other countries and who now reside in British Columbia (BC).
Effective , ICBC will add the Netherlands to its list of countries where knowledge testing and road testing is waived for surrendering their passenger vehicle or motorcycle driver's licences:
Applicants who started the process to apply for a BC driver's licence prior to the implementation date will be eligible for a licence and have their tests waived provided they have not failed a road test.
Note: Does not include the territories of the former Netherlands Antilles: Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, St Eustatius, and St Maarten.
Countries added to the list of motorcycle reciprocity
In addition, four current reciprocal jurisdictions that ICBC waives testing for passenger vehicles will be expanded to include motorcycle reciprocity. They are:
Note: South Korea (KR) will NOT be expanded to include Motorcycle reciprocity at this time.
Notification to Customers of Driver Training Schools
It is recommended that driver training schools advise any customers enrolled at their school, who currently hold a passenger car and/or motorcycle licence from the above jurisdictions, and who have a road test booked (on or after June 27, 2011), that the road test is no longer required. These road test bookings can be cancelled.
[Source - DTCBC.com]
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