Northwest Territories

PASSENGER VEHICLES MOTORCYCLES

To obtain a licence to operate a passenger vehicle in the NWT, there are three GDL stages:
Stage 1 - Class 7 (Learner);
Stage 2 - Class 5P (Novice); and
Stage 3 - Class 5 (full licence).
Effective date of program implementation: June 1, 2005


AGE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum entry age: 16 years
Minimum exit age: 17 years
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Parental consent
Successfully passed test  ⁄ course: Practical road test
Time completion: Held a Class 7 licence for 12 months suspension free
EXIT REQUIREMENTS
Successfully passed test ⁄ course
Time completion: Hold a Class 5P licence for 12 months suspension free
STAGE DURATION
Minimum duration: 12 months
Maximum holding period
SUPERVISED DRIVING
N⁄A
DRIVING RESTRICTIONS AND CONDITIONS
BAC level while driving: 0.0 BAC
Passenger restrictions: No more than one passenger in the front seat and no more passengers than seat belts
SUSPENSION & PROHIBITION
Lower demerit points: Accumulation of 6 or more demerit points, the Registrar shall suspend the driverís licence
DRIVER IMPROVEMENT ACTIONS
N⁄A
ADDITIONAL CLASS 5P FEATURES
No upgrading to a commercial licence (Classes 1, 2, 3 or 4)
Cannot serve as an accompanying driver to a learner

CONTACT INFORMATION
Kelley Merilees-Keppel
Manager, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Programs
PO Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9
Phone: (867) 920-8915 
Toll Free: 1-800-661-0750
Email: KELLEY_MERILEES-KEPPEL@gov.nt.ca