Our Policies

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:


All fees have to be paid in full before the last lesson or Road Test. Lessons can either be paid individually or you can sign up for one of our packages. No more than two lessons can be given on credit.

Cash or cheque payable to U-DRIVE Driving School

INTERAC e-Transfer 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 7:30 AM to 6 PM (except for night driving sessions).

Late Cancellations and No-Shows

Without valid explanation, cancellations within 6 hours of the appointment time will be considered "No-Shows". A $40 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 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. Bring two pieces of primary identification. ICBC Road Test appointments must be confirmed or canceled 48 hours prior the Road Test.

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.