Identity documents needed to get a driver's licence

We need to see original documentation that confirms your:

  • full legal name;
  • date of birth;
  • legal presence in Canada; and
  • photo and signature.

Identity documents

The following documents can be used in combination to meet our requirements to confirm your identity. 

Document Full legal name Date of birth Legal presence in Canada Photo Signature
Valid Canadian passport with your full legal name x x x x x
Canadian driver’s licence or identification card       x x
Enhanced Canadian driver’s licence or identification x x x x x
Canadian-issued birth certificate x x x    
Secure certificate of Indian Status x x x x x
Permanent Resident Card x x x x x
Valid foreign passport with appropriate immigration documents x x x x x
Change of name certificate or marriage certificate x        

Residency documents

We accept any 2 of the following current documents to prove your Yukon residency for a new licence or any 1 of the following current documents for renewing a licence.

  • Utility bill. For instance, ATCO Electric or NorthwesTel.
  • Municipal utility bill or property taxes.
  • Bank statement or a stamped banking profile from a local bank.
  • Credit card statement.
  • Mortgage documentation.
  • Income tax Notice of Assessment for the most recent year.
  • Signed residential tenancy agreement.
  • Social assistance benefit confirmation.
  • Employment confirmation signed and on company letterhead.

The following documents can't be used as proof of residency.

  • Cell phone bills
  • Yukon health care cards
Contact: 

For questions about deciding which documents are accepted email motor.vehicles@gov.yk.ca or phone: 867-667-5315 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5315.