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hey guys, i just wanted to know, i booked my class 5 test and its in march, and i was wondering can i get my bike learners now and then do my class 5 test and be on the same road as if i did my class 5 first then did the bike learners?? thanks in advance
 

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your gonna have to do two road tests to get both your class 5 and 6. One in car and one on bike.
 

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you would even if you had a full class 5 anyways. one test doesn't cover 2 classes here.
actually, if you do your full license test on the bike (if you had a class 7 and class 8) then you will get both class 5 and 6. basically if you can pass it on the bike they know you can handle a car.
 

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from a safety/experience perspective, it may be preferrable to obtain road experience in the car .....depends on you, really.
 

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Just a note, you only have to exit graduated licensing ONCE, you can take your final test 5 or 6 on either a car or a bike to get a full license on both. You do not have to exit with both.... you will have to do a novice test on both.

You can always call the Victoria/head office, they are much better versed than the local offices.
 

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Just a note, you only have to exit graduated licensing ONCE, you can take your final test 5 or 6 on either a car or a bike to get a full license on both. You do not have to exit with both.... you will have to do a novice test on both.

You can always call the Victoria/head office, they are much better versed than the local offices.
if you could do it with either the car or a bike then everyone would have both the class 5 AND 6. this is not the case. the ONLY way you can get BOTH in one shot is by doing your full license test on the BIKE. like i said, if you can pass it on the bike (re: harder to ride a bike than drive a car, which is obvious) then they think you are capable of driving a car. trust me, i've been doing all of this myself and have buddies that have done it both ways so i know how it works.
 

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if you could do it with either the car or a bike then everyone would have both the class 5 AND 6. .
Hi, like I said you only have to EXIT graduated licensing once, I know because I DID IT:))

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Here is the info directly off of the ICBC site:

"......Already have a B.C. driver's licence?
If you do already have a licence to drive (Class 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5), you go through a different, shorter process to get a motorcycle driver's licence.

Note: You only have to go through the Graduated Licensing Program once. For example, if you hold both a Class 7 novice and Class 8 novice licence, to exit GLP you may take either the Class 5 or Class 6 road test. If you hold a Class 7 novice licence and a Class 8 learner licence and wish to exit GLP, you would take the Class 5 road test. Your Class 8 learner licence would then be converted to a Class 6 learner licence. ......"


Again, better to actually call the victoria office to get info, you will get different info from anyone you ask... straight from the source you will get the real answers, that is what I did and it worked for me:))

Again, we are talking graduated licensing. If you already have a class 5, it is different
 

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I agree...just call a Driver Services Center and ask, or pop into one...you dont want to be mis-guided.
 

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Hi, like I said you only have to EXIT graduated licensing once, I know because I DID IT:))

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Here is the info directly off of the ICBC site:

"......Already have a B.C. driver's licence?
If you do already have a licence to drive (Class 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5), you go through a different, shorter process to get a motorcycle driver's licence.

Note: You only have to go through the Graduated Licensing Program once. For example, if you hold both a Class 7 novice and Class 8 novice licence, to exit GLP you may take either the Class 5 or Class 6 road test. If you hold a Class 7 novice licence and a Class 8 learner licence and wish to exit GLP, you would take the Class 5 road test. Your Class 8 learner licence would then be converted to a Class 6 learner licence. ......"


Again, better to actually call the victoria office to get info, you will get different info from anyone you ask... straight from the source you will get the real answers, that is what I did and it worked for me:))

Again, we are talking graduated licensing. If you already have a class 5, it is different

this is true, i thought you were referring to getting both full class 5 and 6 which is not the case. but if you want to exit the GLP and get both you can do the full license test on the bike and then you automatically get your full class 5 according to my buddy who just did this a couple years ago.
 

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so if i just leave my car license 7L alone.... and i get my full moto license of class 6

then by that time i have a full class 6 and a full class 5 ?!
 

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so if i just leave my car license 7L alone.... and i get my full moto license of class 6

then by that time i have a full class 6 and a full class 5 ?!
i'm not sure about the 7L, i have only seen it done that way with a class 7 (passing the first road test to recieve your N). you will have to do your research on the 7L part. but if you have your car N (class 7) you can exit the GLP only taking the test to receive your class 6 and get the class 5 thrown in basically.
 

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Didn't some one say to exit the "novice" licencing program? Novice as in "N". I'm not 100% sure, but that is how I would perceive it.
 

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Didn't some one say to exit the "novice" licencing program? Novice as in "N". I'm not 100% sure, but that is how I would perceive it.
i was thinking the same thing. exiting the N is what's being mentioned but the thread starter has L's not N's.
 

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so if i just leave my car license 7L alone.... and i get my full moto license of class 6

then by that time i have a full class 6 and a full class 5 ?!
Your 7L gets converted to a 5L. Classes 7 and 8 are for GLP, if you do a final bike road test and pass, then you're out of GLP. Your 8L becomes a full class 6 and the 7L is converted to the 5L. I believe you still need to do a second test for the car. If you just ignore it, the 5L could be dropped from your licence when you renew and then you'll only have a class 6, no class 5. Learner's do expire.

But I'm not 100% sure. Check with the motor vehicle branch to make sure.

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Holy FACK...back in the old days you didn't even need a lic....HAHAHAH! I crashed my bike when I was 19 (some retard pulled out on me)...then got my lic as soon as I could walk again and ICBC paid me out....mind you that was 1993. And back then you could insure a vehicle without having a lic...(which is what I did for like 3 years)
 
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