Driving School Instructors (Who Do Not Own Vehicle)
A driving school instructor using someone else’s vehicle requires a licence.
Who Can Apply
Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
How To Apply
Please review application requirements outlined below and complete any required forms.
Visit the Licence & Permit Issuing Office at East York Civic Centre located at 850 Coxwell Ave, 3rd floor as applications must be processed in person.
Note: As of June 3, 2019, applications will not be accepted unless all documents are submitted.
Original documents required for all applications (and renewal transactions).
Two pieces of government-issued identification:
- A valid G Class Province of Ontario driver’s licence
AND one of the following:
- Canadian Passport
- Canadian Birth Certificate
- Citizenship Card
- Permanent Resident Card
- SIN Card (Social Insurance Number)
- Valid Work Permit
- First and last names must match on all identification
- We do not accept Health Cards
Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check
Applicants must provide an original Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check issued by a Canadian Police Service within 280 days prior to the application.
Driving Record Abstract
A copy of the applicant’s driving record abstract: a three year driving history recorded by the Ministry of Transportation.
This record should be less than 30 days old.
Provincial Driving School Instructor Licence
Applicants must provide an original Provincial Driving School Instructor Licence issued by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.
Letter of Employment
The driving school you are employed by must provide a letter, on company letterhead, stating you are actively employed by their school and when you began employment.
The employment letter must signed by a director of the driving school and must be dated within the last 30 days.
Staff will take a photo of the applicant at the Licence & Permit Issuing Office.
What Happens After You Apply
After a completed application and all documents are submitted, staff will determine whether there are concerns with the applicant obtaining a licence.
Licence Renewal Information
Your licence will expire annually on the anniversary of the date that the licence was first issued.
The renewal fee is $299.05
A renewal notice, identifying any documents required to renew the licence, will be mailed to the address on file.
Payments received after the licence expiry date are subject to late fees in addition to the annual licence fee.
If you fail to renew your licence according to the bylaw, your licence will be cancelled and you will have to reapply.