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ALBERTA DRIVERS LICENCE RENEWAL

IF YOU HAVE A HEALTH FACTOR THAT MAY AFFECT YOUR DRIVING, SUCH AS DIABETES, EPILEPSY OR HEART CONDITIONS; YOU WILL REQUIRE A MEDICAL SCREENING FROM YOUR FAMILY DOCTOR.

The Alberta Drivers Licence renewal form is mailed to clients approximately 6 weeks before the renewal date. When you come in to renew, you will be required to satisfy the following three categories before the licence may be renewed.


  1. Who You Are

Photo documents that must contain your legal name and date of birth (DOB). At least one of these documents must also prove that you are legally permitted to be in Canada. Some examples of primary photo identification are (this is not an all inclusive list):

  • Alberta operator's licence or identification card
  • Photo driver's licence (from another jurisdiction)
  • Images on the Motor Vehicles System (MOVES)
  • Photo identification card issued by another Motor Vehicle jurisdiction or government issued photo identification
  • Citizenship, Immigration, Naturalization, or Permanent Resident Card
  • Canadian Armed Forces Identification Card
  • Passport
  • Municipal, Territorial, Provincial or Federal Police Force Identification


  2. What You Have

Support documents that contain two data elements such as name, DOB, signature, address, etc. At least one of these documents must show that you live in Alberta and have a residence here. Some examples of original support documents (certified documents are acceptable) are:

  • Birth or Marriage Certificate
  • Credit, Debit or Account Card (must Federal Government Employee Card
  • Chequing or saving account statements
  • Cancelled cheque with imprinted name contain your name and signature)
  • Municipal, Territorial, Provincial, and address
  • Utility, telephone, gas or cable TV bill in applicant's name
  • Property tax bill or receipt, land title or mortgage documents
  • Income tax receipts
  • Insurance documents (life, auto, residential, etc.)
Some examples of unacceptable support documents are:
  • Interim/temporary driver's licence
  • Business cards
  • Cheque cashing cards
  • Library card
  • Video club membership cards
  • Insurance liability cards (pink cards)


  3. What You Know

Verification of personal information against the Motor Vehicles System; your address, postal code, previous address, vehicle registrations, telephone number, etc.

***All documents presented must be originals or certified copies. Photocopies will NOT be accepted.
***Your registry agent will record the type of identification presented and the numbers associated with it, e.g., VISA 2134 0300 3620
***Drivers licences must be renewed in person and only residents of Alberta are able to renew.

Once you have satisfied these three categories, you will be required to hand in your old Alberta Licence. You will receive a temporary interim licence which is valid for 30 days. Your new drivers licence will arrive in the mail approximately 2 weeks later. The temporary interim licence will NOT suffice for photo identification.

The cost and length of your drivers licence renewal will depend on a few factors:

  • Age
  • Class of Licence
  • Health Factors

Please review our Price List here.

If you would like more information on renewing your drivers licence, please call us.



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