Looking for information on licensing for Ridesharing? Visit our Class 4 Restricted page to learn more.

Class 4 Unrestricted

A Class 4 Unrestricted licence allows drivers to operate commercial vehicles including:

  • Buses with a maximum seating capacity of 25 persons (including school bus drivers, special activity buses and vehicles used to transport people with disabilities)
  • Taxis
  • Ridesharing vehicles
  • Limousines
  • Ambulances
  • Any motor vehicle included in the Class 5 licence

DriveWise BC offers a comprehensive Class 4 Commercial Licence Course or individual on-road lessons to help drivers prepare for the ICBC road-test for the Class 4 Licence. Flexible scheduling for lessons is available including evenings and weekends.

A Class 4 Learner’s Licence is required and can be earned by studying the ICBC Driving Commercial Vehicles book and passing a knowledge test at a Driver Services Centre.

Class 4 Licence Requirements 

To upgrade to a commercial licence in British Columbia drivers must meet the following requirements:

  • Class 5 or 6 licence or out-of-province equivalent
  • Driving record with fewer than four penalty points in the past two years
  • No motor vehicle-related Criminal Code convictions in the past three years
  • Meet medical standards and pass a driver’s medical exam
  • Pass a road test with a vehicle suited to the Class 4 licence
  • Payment of all fines or debts owing to ICBC

Contact the DriveWise team for more information.

  • Unrestricted Class 4 Lesson

    Commercial driving lesson in the DriveWise BC Vehicle

  • Unrestricted Class 4 Training Program

    Perfect the driving skills required to obtain a Class 4 unrestricted driver’s licence

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