- At least 21 years old.
- Minimum requirement-Ontario Class ‘G’ Driver’s License (Class G1 & G2 are not eligible)
- 80% is the passing mark on the applicable knowledge tests (note that pursuit of a Class B license must also do Class D written test).
- Ability to meet vision standards.
- Satisfactory medical examination report.
- You will need to have a special MTO Medical form completed by a doctor. These forms are available free of charge at our offices, or your local Drive Test Centre, or service Ontario.
- Purchase a copy of the Ministry of Transportation’s ‘Bus & Truck Driver Handbook’ and read them over in preparation for the Written Test for your beginner’s license. These manuals can be purchased at our offices, License & Vehicle Offices, the Drive Test Centre or your local bookstore. You do not need to purchase the Air Brake Manual, as one is provided at course registration.
- These books can also be accessed through the links below at no charge
- Take your completed MTO Medical Form to your local Drive Test Centre when you go to write your beginner’s test. (They will keep the medical form so make sure you make copies of it before handing it in)
- You will be required to pay the MTO a licensing fee prior to writing the test.
- Please write the BD&Z’ endorsement (Air Brake) portion of the test at that time that you are writing the B & D test. Once you pass please ask them for a proof that you passed so we can use it towards our air brake course.
- Effective January 1, 2017, MTO requires drivers who are applying for a Class B or E license to obtain a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters (CRJM) Check or equivalent. The CRJM Check will ensure regulatory standards under the Highway Traffic Act are met.
- Applicants can apply for a CRJM Check at their local police service or through an authorized criminal record check provider.
- If applying through the police, please contact your local police service to determine the appropriate location to obtain your CRJM Check. Fees may vary between police services. If fingerprinting is required to confirm your identity, this may impact processing times. Please submit the original, completed CRJM Check or equivalent by mail or courier to MTO, along with your driver’s license number to:
Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Driver Improvement Office, Driver Control Section
Attn: Class B or E CRJM
77 Wellesley St. West, Box 671
Toronto, Ontario M7A 1N3
Telephone: 416-235-1086 or 1-800-303-4993
- Obtain your current ‘3-Year Driver’s Abstract’ (driving record report). Driver’s Abstracts and CVORs are available on-line from the MTO website, or at a Driver and Vehicle License Issuing Office. You can no longer obtain these documents at your Driver Examination Centre.