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Where can I get a driver’s licence?

You can apply for a Nunavut Driver’s Licence at a Motor Vehicles Division issuing office in the following communities:

Rankin Inlet
Cambridge Bay
Gjoa Haven

You can reach these offices by dialing the toll-free number 1-888-975-5999. In all other communities, you can apply at office of the local Municipal Liaison Officer (MLO) or Government Liaison Officer (GLO).

Please see our listing of Motor Vehicles Division issuing offices and GLO locations.

For a new or renewal of Nunavut Driver’s Licence the fee is $68.40 ($38.40 if age 60 and older).

For transfer of driver’s licence from another Canadian province or territory the fee is $68.40 ($38.40 if age 60 and older).

Duplicate of lost/stolen/damaged Nunavut driver’s licence is $15.40 ($12.40 if age 60 and older).

If you recently passed a driver’s test in Nunavut, the upgrade fee is $15.40 ($12.40 if age 60 and older).

If you are downgrading your Nunavut driver’s licence to a regular Class 5 from either Class 1, 2, 3 or 4, the fee is $15.40 ($12.40 if age 60 and older).


Make sure you show two government issued identification, at least one showing your date of birth.

A Nunavut driver’s licence is valid for a 5-year term.