To legally drive a car in Canada, you’ll need a driver’s licence issued by the government of your province or territory. You must have it with you whenever you’re driving. If you plan to use a foreign driver’s licence in Canada, you should get an International Driving Permit (IDP) in your home country
You need a valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance to drive a car in Canada.
A driver’s license and insurance from the United States are also valid in Canada
for up to six months (at which point you may be required to exchange it for a Canadian driver’s license).
Canada, a driver’s license costs around Can$158.25, which is about $123 in US dollars. As in the US, Canadians must complete a series of tests before they can get a license.
With it, you can drive anywhere in Canada. If you have a valid licence from your home country, you’ll probably be able to use this to drive in Canada for a short time after you arrive. If you plan to use a foreign driver’s licence in Canada, you should get an International Driving Permit (IDP) in your home country
If you live in Ontario, you must be at least 16 years old and have a valid Ontario driver’s licence to drive in this province. If you are a visitor to Ontario and want to drive while you are here, you must be at least 16 years old and have a valid driver’s licence from your own province, state or country