What is the correct way to enter my driver’s licence information?

Enter your driver’s licence number exactly as it’s shown on your licence. Also, it is important that you enter in your name and your date of birth like it is on your driver’s licence. Be sure to include any dashes and special characters.

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Check out your province below to see how your driver’s licence number should be entered.

Driver’s licence formats

Alberta

Your driver’s licence will be one of 4 formats:

AA####

A#####

######

#####-### 

#= any numbers
A= any letters

Please note: If you have a Class 5- Graduated Drivers Licence, please choose “Probationary (5P)”

British Columbia

####### 

#= any numbers

Heads up! Unfortunately, we don't offer coverage in this province. If you currently live in a province that we do cover, you can still purchase insurance with this driver’s licence. Be sure to check with your provincial transportation services to update your licence to match the province you currently live in.

Manitoba

AAAAAAA###BB 

A= any letters
#= any numbers
B= numbers or letters

Please note: do not enter dashes “-“.

Heads up! Unfortunately, we don't offer coverage in this province. If you currently live in a province that we do cover, you can still purchase insurance with this driver’s licence. Be sure to check with your provincial transportation services to update your licence to match the province you currently live in.

Newfoundland & Labrador

Your licence will be one of 2 formats:

AYYMMDD### 

A= first letter of last name
Y= the last two numbers of birth year
M= month of birth year
D= day of birth year
#= any numbers

AA######## 

A= any letters
#= any numbers

Heads up! Unfortunately, we don't offer coverage in this province. If you currently live in a province that we do cover, you can still purchase insurance with this driver’s licence. Be sure to check with your provincial transportation services to update your licence to match the province you currently live in.

New Brunswick

####### 

#= any numbers

Northwest Territories

###### 

#= any numbers

Please note: there can be 5 or 6 numbers, enter what you have on your driver’s licence.

Heads up! Unfortunately, we don't offer coverage in this territory. If you currently live in a province that we do cover, you can still purchase insurance with this driver’s licence. Be sure to check with your provincial transportation services to update your licence to match the province you currently live in.

Nova Scotia

AAAAADDMMYY### 

A= first 5 letters of last name
D= day of birth year
M= month of birth year
Y= the last two numbers of birth year
#= any numbers

Please note: If your last name is less than 5 letters, then these characters need to be entered as spaces on sonnet.ca

Nunavut

###### 

#= any numbers

Please note: there can be 5 or 6 numbers, enter what you have you your driver’s licence.

Heads up! Unfortunately, we don't offer coverage in this territory. If you currently live in a province that we do cover, you can still purchase insurance with this driver’s licence. Be sure to check with your provincial transportation services to update your licence to match the province you currently live in.

Ontario

A####-####Y-YMMDD 

A= the first letter of your last name
#= any numbers
Y= the last two numbers of birth year
M= month of birth year
D= day of birth year

Please note: In certain cultures, the first and last name is reversed, if the first letter of your driver’s licence happens to be from your first name, please enter in your first and last names in the opposite sections.

Prince Edward Island

####DDMMYY## 

#= any numbers
D= day of birth year
M= month of birth year
Y= the last two numbers of birth year

Quebec

A####DDMMYY## 

A= the first letter of your last name
#= any numbers
D= day of birth year
M= month of birth year
Y= the last two numbers of birth year

Please note: do not enter dashes “-“.

Saskatchewan

######## 

#= any numbers

Heads up! Unfortunately, we don't offer coverage in this province. If you currently live in a province that we do cover, you can still purchase insurance with this driver’s licence. Be sure to check with your provincial transportation services to update your licence to match the province you currently live in.

Yukon

###### 

#= any numbers

Please note: number of digits varies per driver’s licence (you might have less than 6)

Heads up! Unfortunately, we don't offer coverage in this territory. If you currently live in a province that we do cover, you can still purchase insurance with this driver’s licence. Be sure to check with your provincial transportation services to update your licence to match the province you currently live in.