It is your responsibility and legal obligation to disclose any medical or physical condition that may interfere with the safe operation of a motor vehicle. If you have a medical or physical condition, you will be required to provide a completed Medical Examination for Motor Vehicle Operators form. Medical Examination forms can be obtained from an Alberta Registry Agent office, your doctor or a nurse practitioner. Your doctor or a nurse practitioner must complete this form. The Medical Examination form must be returned to an Alberta Registry Agent office.
A person 75 years of age or older, who applies for a driver's licence, or is renewing their existing driver's licence, must provide a Medical Examination for Motor Vehicle Operators form, and have their vision assessed at an Alberta Registry Agent office. The Medical Examination for Motor Vehicle Operators form must be completed and signed by a physician or nurse practitioner.
You may be requested to provide a medical report, regardless of your age, to determine your medical fitness to operate a motor vehicle.
The basic road test may be requested, for any driver, if there are concerns about their medical fitness.
Driver Licence classes 1, 2 or 4
A person who applies for, or renews, a class 1, 2 or 4 driver's licence must provide a completed Medical Examination for Motor Vehicle Operators form. This will be required every five years to age 45, then every two years until the age of 65, and annually thereafter.