Learner's Manual

Type of Learner’s Licence Codes

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  1. Code A1 learner's license
    • The holder of a code 1 learner’s license is authorized to ride motorcycle on a public road however a motor quadrucycles are not allowed to be ridden on a public road;
    • To obtain a code A1 learner’s license you must be at least 16 years of age;
    • If you are under the age of 18, you may only ride a motorcycle with a cylinder capacity not exceeding 125 cubic centimeters;
    • A code A1 learner’s license does not authorize the carrying of passengers.
    • A learner’s license in respect of a motor cycle, shall not authorize the holder to drive a motorcycle on a public road while carrying another person.
  2. Code 2 learner's license
    • The holder of a code 2 learner’s license is authorized to drive any motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles other than a motorcycle or a motor tricycle, of which neither the “Tare”, “Gross Vehicle Mass”, nor the “Gross Combination Mass” of such vehicle, or vehicles exceeds 3500 kilograms;
    • The holder of a code 2 learner’s license shall drive only those vehicles he or she is authorized to drive while under the direct supervision of a person who holds a driving license for the applicable class of vehicle;
    • To obtain a code 2 learner’s license you must be at least 17 years of age;
    • Your learner’s license will be valid for 24 months from the date on which the approved test was passed.
  3. (3) Code 3 learner's license
    • The holder of a code 3 learner’s license is authorized to drive any motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles other than a motorcycle, a motor tricycle or a motor quadrucycle, of which neither the “Tare”, “Gross Vehicle Mass”, nor the “Gross Combination Mass” of such vehicle, or vehicles exceeds 3500 kilograms;
    • The holder of a code 3 learner’s license shall drive any motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles other than a motorcycle, or tricycle while under the direct supervision of a person who holds a driving license for the applicable class of vehicle;
    • To obtain a code 3 learner’s license you must be at least 18 years of age;
    • Your learner’s license will be valid for 24 months from the date on which the approved test was passed.
Motorcycles 125 cc or less 16 years
Light motor vehicles 17 years
Heavy motor vehicles 18 years

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