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IV. School bus licence classes B and E
 
How to obtain a class B or E driver's licence
 
  1. Pick up the necessary forms from any DriveTest Centre in Ontario, including the medical-examination report form and study material.
  2. Take the medical report to a physician of your choice. When the medical examination has been completed, return the report to the DriveTest Centre selected for your tests. Only applicants with satisfactory medical reports may take a knowledge test for a classified licence.
  3. A criminal-record search will be initiated when you pay your application fee.
  4. You are required to pass the following:
    • Vision screening
    • Knowledge test including a traffic-signs recognition com­ponent and a test of operating knowledge of a school bus
    • Driving test in a vehicle of appropriate seating capacity
    • A satisfactory driver record search
  5. Successfully complete a ministry- approved school-bus driver improvement course and obtain a certificate, which is valid for five years.