Alberta Graduated Drivers License Program

Class 7

Must be at least 14 years of age to pass Class 7 Learners

  • Must be accompanied by a fully licensed Non-GDL Driver when practicing driving
  • Can not drive between 12 am-5 am
  • Zero Alcohol Tolerance for this Class
  • Every person must wear a seat belt.
  • At 8 demerits license will be suspended.

Class 5 GDL

Must be at least 16 years of age and have Class 7 minimum 12 months

  • Zero Alcohol Tolerance for this Class
  • Every person must wear a seat belt.
  • At 8 demerits license will be suspended.
  • Cannot accompany a Class 7 Learner to practice driving
  • Can not upgrade to a commercial license

Class 5 non-GDL

Must be at least 18 years of age and be suspension-free for the previous 12 months

  • Can upgrade to a commercial license
  • Can accompany a Class 7 learner
  • At 15 demerits license will be suspended.
  • Alberta alcohol rules apply - please see Drivers Guide.
  • REMEMBER DONT DRINK AND DRIVE