Highways and Public Works

Driver Licensing

Motor Vehicles

Driver Licensing

To obtain details about Yukon's secure driver's licence and general identification card, click here

Renew your licence

Bring in your old Yukon driver's licence and one document that proves your Yukon residency.

You can renew your licence six months in advance of your licence’s expiry date. Upon renewal, you licence will be valid for a period of five years, and will expire on your birthday.

Once your licence expires, you may not drive. You have up to two years to renew your licence without redoing the written test or road test.

Licence renewals cost $50 each time.

Full listing of accepted identification and residency documents

Replace licence (lost or stolen)

If you have lost your licence, first notify the police.

You will have to apply for a replacement licence by visiting your local Motor Vehicles office.

It will cost $15 to replace your driver’s licence and the expiry date on your replacement card will be the same as it was on the original card.

Update information on your licence

There is no charge to update information on a Yukon driver’s licence.

Change of Address

You are required by law to update the address on your driver’s licence. You must go to a Motor Vehicles office in person and bring your old licence with you.

Change of class or endorsement (eg. air brakes)

Motor Vehicles will update your licence free of charge.

Name changes

Come to a Motor Vehicles Office in person with original paperwork demonstrating your name change in order to update your driver’s licence.

If your birth certificate, valid passport or permanent resident card does not reflect your current full legal name, please also bring your marriage certificate(s) or legal name change document(s).

Gender Designation

To obtain details about changing a gender designation on your driver's licence or general identification card, click here


Programs and Publications

Driver Testing is available in Whitehorse, and on a periodic basis in the rural communities.
Related publications are available at our offices or can be downloaded.

For changes in driver health and medical fitness to drive, please review “Taking Your Medical Condition Into Account”.

A system sometimes used by Motor Vehicles to determine medical fitness to drive is a program called DriveABLE. An information package is available at our head office in Whitehorse.

Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Program is a licensing system for new drivers. An information package is available at our offices.

Alcohol Ignition Interlock Program allows individuals, who have lost their driver's licence through an impaired driving conviction, an opportunity to gain conditional driving privileges.  It is administered through the Driver Control Board.