Our Policies

U-DRIVE Driving School is fully licensed by ICBC and operates in accordance with ICBC's Code Of Conduct


Please take time to read and understand the policies to which we adhere at U-Drive Driving School in Courtenay. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding the following:


Gift Certificates: Payment in full required.

For packages and individual lessons: Payment in advance is required

Payments are due upon booked and confirmed appointments.

INTERAC e-transfer payments must be received prior to the appointment.

INTERAC e-Transfer payments to:  udrive@telus.net


Gift Certificates:

Gift Certificates make a great gift for a new student. Ask for details.

Vehicle Lessons:

Vehicle lessons are usually booked Monday through Saturday 8 AM to 6 PM (except for night driving sessions).

Late Cancellations and No-Shows:

Without valid explanation, cancellations within 12 hours of the appointment time will be considered "No-Shows". A $45 late cancellation fee will be charged.


Every student will be assessed during their first lesson. As of the assessment, a plan is tailored toward each individual. Learning pace determines the amount of lessons needed.

ICBC Fees:

ICBC Fees are the responsibility of the student and are never included in any price offerings.

  • $15 -  Knowledge Test
  • $35 - Road Test Class 7
  • $50 - Road Test Class 5
  • $75 - 5 Year License

The Road Test:

You can book a Road Test at www.icbc.com/driver-licensing

The School’s car is available with a minimum of 6 in car lessons, subject to availability.

Bring two pieces of primary identification.

Three people in the car:

Three people could be in the car from the time a “new” student is picked up, until the “old” student in the back of the car is driven to his drop-off place. (Usually requires five to ten minutes)


Full refunds are granted with 24 hours notice for individual lessons. All refunds to the original buyer.