Leaders in Commercial Truck Training
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Kingston (613) 888-6477 • Smiths Falls (613) 888-0744 • Ottawa (613) 561-4675

Leaders in Commercial Truck Training … offering Class A training programs that exceed MELT standards.

The minimum requirements that you need to obtain the training and licensing for becoming a truck driver in Ontario are:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Be a Permanent Resident of Canada.
  • Hold a valid Ontario G licence.
  • Pass a medical examination.
  • Pass a written test.
  • Pass a road test.
  • Complete a mandatory entry-level training course.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Students and drivers are required to have Greenseal Safety Boots.
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MTO Truck Driver’s Licence Info:



MTO MELT Requirements:



Official MTO Handbook:



Drive Test Practice Tests For Written Exam:



Ontario Driver's Abstract Online Ordering:



Online Criminal Record Check Ottawa:



Online Criminal Record Check Kingston:



Online Criminal Record Check Smiths Falls:



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Documents needed for your acceptance into North American Transport Driving Academy (NATDA):

  1. Grade 12 Diploma or GED (proof of grade 10 English).
  2. Completed MTO Medical Certificate.
  3. Current Criminal Record Check.
  4. Drivers Abstract (cannot be more than 30 days old).
  5. Copy of G Driver’s Licence.
  6. Proof of Permanent Residency Status.


Instructions to get Driver’s Abstract ($12):

  1. Go to http://bit.ly/2J0Is6p
  2. Click “Order now”.
  3. Enter your Driver’s License number in Field #1 and Field #2, click “Add to my order”.
  4. Fill in your information.
  5. Enter your credit card information.
  6. Print a copy and submit to NATDA.


Instructions to get Criminal Record Check ($51) (Ottawa instructions below):

  1. Go to https://olbc.ottawapolice.ca/ or Smiths Falls Record Check or Kingston Record Check
  2. Click “Create Account”.
  3. Click “Login” after creating the account.
  4. Input 8-digit Registration Code after logging in. Check your email for the registration code. Click “Complete”.
  5. Click “New Application”.
  6. Click “Level 1 Criminal Records Check (CR)”.
  7. Follow the instructions and complete the application, choose email option for delivery when prompted. Wait for 2 business days for email delivery.
  8. Pick up original copy in person from 2670 Queensview Dr, Ottawa, ON K2B 8K1 after receiving the email and then submit to NATDA.


Instructions to get MTO Medical Certificate ($90):

  1. Call Appletree Medical Centre – (613) 482-0118 between 8 AM and 8 PM, Monday to Friday and 10 AM to 6 PM, Saturday and Sunday.
  2. Wait on the line for the representative to book an appointment, do not dial 0.
  3. Bring this MTO Medical Exam coupon with you to receive the $90 student rate.
    PDF Icon $90 MTO Medical Exam Coupon
  4. Arrive 15 minutes before the appointment and bring the health card and the medical form in English only.
    PDF Icon MTO Medical Report Form
  5. The medical exam lasts 30 minutes and consists of questions asked regarding overall health and involves a vision test, no blood test or physical examination etc.
  6. Submit the copy of the completed medical form to NATDA. Keep the original copy to provide to MTO upon the written exam day.