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    1. #1
      Stevo52

      Driving licence

      I have recently moved to Winnipeg MB after taking a position with a Canadian company, I have work permit and SIN etc. I am at present driving a rental car but want to buy my own so want to find out what the requirements are for a Brit to drive legally here, any help with this would be appreciated.

      Thanks Stevo.

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    4. #3
      mansonhc

      Driving Licence

      Quote Originally Posted by Stevo52 View Post
      I have recently moved to Winnipeg MB after taking a position with a Canadian company, I have work permit and SIN etc. I am at present driving a rental car but want to buy my own so want to find out what the requirements are for a Brit to drive legally here, any help with this would be appreciated.

      Thanks Stevo.
      Hi - I am here in Calgary, Alberta and we did not have to sit a test, but it might be different for Manitoba, we just swapped our UJK licences for Alberta ones.

      I found this site that gives you some information

      http://www.mpi.mb.ca/english/dr_lice...ForeignDL.html

    5. #4
      Calman
      I live in the Okanagan Valley in BC. I am originally from Scotland and jumped the pond back in 2002. In this province, you have to re-sit your driving test, although the good news being, you don't have to give up your UK Drving Licence (once you pass of course). I believe that in other provinces, if you do a straight swap, you are effectively giving up your UK DL?

      All the best.