Frequently Asked Questions
We primarily serve the Lower Mainland area including Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam
Our instructors are multilingual and can provide lessons in English, Farsi, Turkish, Hindi
You can schedule lessons by calling our office at 7782354883 or online .We try to be as flexible as possible to accommodate your schedule.
We understand you are busy, so we make scheduling driving lessons quick and convenient.
Yes, for your convenience, our instructors can pick you up and drop you off at your home or other location within our service areas. This door-to-door service saves you time and hassle.
Yes, for an additional charge, we can handle booking your ICBC road test for you to make the process smooth and convenient. Let us take care of scheduling, so you can focus on preparing for your test (signed ICBC waiver required).
Our packages include a set number of 1-hour driving lessons plus extras like pick-up/drop-off, use of our vehicle for the road test, and practice time before the test. We aim to provide maximum value in our bundled offers.
Packages are priced according to the number of lessons included. More lessons mean a higher package price. We also have standalone options like individual lessons and just road test rental. Our tiered pricing allows flexibility.
You need to cancel at least 48 hours before your scheduled lesson time to receive a full refund for an individual lesson. Cancellations less than 48 hours in advance are not eligible for a refund. Please provide us with 2 days notice for cancellations.
After taking the first class in a package, you can request a refund for the remaining unused lessons. You’ll be charged for each lesson taken plus a $42 processing fee. Leftover lessons expire after 12 months. Check our refund policy for full details.
Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice have a $40 cancellation fee. With less than 24 hours notice, you’ll be charged the full lesson price. We kindly ask for 48 hours notice to avoid cancellation fees.
Refunds are processed within 5 business days in most cases. The refund will be issued to the original payment method. We aim to complete refunds quickly after approved requests.
You cannot renew a Learners’ Driver Licence. You have to take the computer knowledge test again, and that passing grade is only good for 2 years.
For students unsure of the number of hours necessary to become a confident driver, we suggest a one hour driving assessment with an instructor. Our experienced instructors will evaluate your level of expertise and recommend an adequate number of hours accordingly. We also welcome you to call in to our centre where our friendly staff may suggest the perfect package according to your driving experience.
At Fraser Driving School we aim to prepare our students so that they may be confident and safe defensive drivers on the road. Our experienced instructors will work with you to enhance and correct your driving skills. The following list is of specific skills our programs reinforce:
Two and three point turns
Steering and wheel control
Maintaining speed control
Changing lanes safely
Becoming confident at large intersections
Stall parking (driving forward and backing up)
Maneuvering smoothly through parallel parking
Merging and exiting highways or freeways
Maneuvering and avoiding head-on collisions
Gaining confidence for the road test
No, you cannot. As a learner, you must be accompanied by a supervisor 25 years or older with a class five B.C. drivers licence or with a professional driving school instructor.
Yes, you can. The only restrictions for the novice drivers are the following:
Display the letter N on the back of your car.
0 alcohol blood level.
May carry only one passenger unless the other passengers are immediate family members or there is a supervisor 25 years or older with a valid B.C. class 5 driver’s licence.
There are fourteen Driver Services Centers in the Lower Mainland:
Abbotsford: McCallum Centre Mall, 1-33498 Bevan Ave.
Burnaby: 3880 Lougheed Hwy.
Chilliwack: 1-45467 Yale Rd. West
Port Coquitlam: 1930 Oxford Connector
Langley: 20290 Logan Ave.
Maple Ridge: #175-22470 Dewdney Trunk Rd.
Mission: 32818 7th Ave.
North Vancouver: 1331 Marine Dr, North Vancouver, BC V7P 3E5
Richmond: 5300 No. 3 Road Lansdowne Centre
Surrey: 13426 78 Ave.
Vancouver – Point Grey: 4126 MacDonald St.
Vancouver – 2750 Commercial Dr.
Vancouver – 221-1055 West Georgia St.
Vancouver – 232-4820 Kingsway (Expressway)
Transferable licences may be accepted from the following countries: Austria, Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Guernsey Isle of Man Jersey, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and United States. If your international full licence (with proof of a minimum of two years driving experience) is from a non-reciprocal exchange country you must take a Knowledge and Road Test with ICBC. Take a look to the programs we offer to Abroad experienced drivers to take brush-up lessons and get ready for your Road Test. For the latest information, check the ICBC website: https://www.icbc.com/driver-licensing/moving-bc/Pages/Moving-from-another-country.aspx
It takes approximately 2.5 to 3 months.
A Class 4 Unrestricted Driver’s Licence will allow you to operate Buses with a Maximum Seating Capacity of 25 Persons (Including the drivers of school buses, Special Activity Buses, and Special Vehicles used to transport people with disabilities), Taxis and Limousines, Ambulances, and Any Motor Vehicle or Combination of Vehicles in Class 5.
A Class 4 Restricted Driver’s Licence will allow you to operate Taxis and Limousines (up to 10 Persons including the driver), Ambulances, Special Vehicles with a seating capacity of not more than 10 persons, and any motor vehicle or combination of Vehicles in Class 5.
You can drive or take driving lessons with your international licence while you have a valid Study Permit and are enrolled in a full time program in a designated educational institution in B.C.
We have some exceptions. Contact the office to give you more detailed information.