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FAQ's

Q1: Can I arrange my in car lessons with my narrow, limited or odd schedule?

No, Crown Driving Academy will not serve any individual, for in car lessons, with narrow, limited or odd schedules. Each student must provide a flexible schedule with an open window, including weekdays, weekends, mornings, afternoons and evenings. 

Q2: Is Crown Driving Academy Inc. ministry approved?

Yes, Crown Driving Academy Inc. is Ministry Approved Beginner Driver Education Course Provider.

Q3: What does the full course consist of?

Our full course consists of 20 hours of classroom instructions, 10 hours of in-car training and 10 hours work book (home link)

Q4: What is BDE course?

BDE Course is Beginner Driver Education Course.

Q5: Can I start the course without my G1?

No, You can not start the course without your G1 license,  You must have your G1 license by the time you are ready to enroll or start your course.

Q6: Do I have to finish my in-class before I start my in-car training?

Yes, each student must complete their 20 hours in-class lesson,10 hours work book will be completed and hand over to the Crown driving Academy Inc. office, then you can start the in-car driving. If any student who will not complete their in-class portion will not be able to start their in-car driving until they finsh their  in-class portion based on ministry of Transportation regulations and instructor’s evaluation.*

Q7: Should I bring any thing for in-class sessions?

Each student must bring their own "The official MTO driver's handbook" for in-class sessions.

Q8: How long can I wait before I have to start my driving lessons?

You must start your driving lessons within eight (8) weeks of finishing your in-class lessons.

Q9: Do I have any deadline to finish the course?

You must complete the course within one (1) year of your starting date.

Q10: Is there a payment plan?

Yes, you can pay half of the course fee on the 1st in-class lesson and the other half on your 1st in-car lesson or also we can make the payment arrangement according to your need.

Q11: What payment options do I have?

You can pay  by MasterCard, Visa, Interact, Cheque, Cash or PayPal or in person at our office.

Q12: Do I have to finish all my classes?

Yes, it is mandatory for all full course students to complete their 20 hours of classroom instructions, 10 hours of in-car training and 10 hours work book (home link) in order to get certify.

Q13: Can I start the course at any time?

Yes, you can start the course from the begining of in-class (session) of any weekday or weekend courses. Please click on the schedule for more info or call our office for more information that we can let you know when in-class is starting.

Q14: Can I use the instructor’s car for my road test?

Yes, you can use the instructor’s car for an additional cost depending upon which test centre you choose to go.

Also our some courses, instructor’s car for the road test is included in the course fee and in some courses is not included. Please visit our Courses page for more detail.

Q15: How do I get an appointment for a road test?

You can call at 416-325-8580, 1-888-570-6110 or log onto www.drivetest.ca or ask your instructor, or call our office that we can book road test for you but before you call us, make sure you pay any Ministry fee if applicable for the road test.

Q16: What is the ministry fee’s if I fail my road test?

The next time you go for your test, you will have to pay fee for your G1 exit test means (G2) test, and fee for your G2 exit test means (G) test.

Q17: How early can I go for my G1 exit test means (G2) road test?

If you take our Ministry approved (BDE) course, you can take your first road test after waiting a minimum of 8 months from the date of your G1 license issue, and otherwise you must have to wait for 1 year.

Q18: When I will get an instructor to start my in-car driving?

All fees must be paid in full before I can start the in car lessons, when I am ready to start in car portion of the course, I will phone the office and leave my name, phone no, address and major intersection for an instructor to contact me to schedule an appointment, this is usually ten (10) business days however, when it is busy it could be longer and can take up to 2 week.

Q19: How fast can I complete the in-class lessons?

You can combine weekdays and weekends classes and get it done in 2 weeks or you can choose our 4 days course, if that is available at the time of your registration.

Q20: What happens if I miss one of my in-class?

If you miss one class you will have to make up for the same missing class with next course.

Q21: What happens if I miss one of my in-car?

Appointments for in car lessons not cancelled with in 24 hour notice will be charged $30.00/hr fully to the students.

Q22: How fast can I complete the in-car driving lessons?

When we will assign you the in-car instructor, you can arrange your driving lesson with him/her. Appointments will be arranged for a convenient time between the student and the instructor. In-car instructor cannot take every student for driving lesson on daily basis in order to accommodate the other student those are on their list. However if you wish to finish your in-car driving lessons on fast track, you may registered our express course. Please visit our Courses page for more detail.

Q23: Where will I get picked up for my in-car lessons?

Instructors will pick you up from your home and drop you back there once the in-car lesson will be completed. If you have a preferred alternate location, speak to your instructor about it and they may be able to work something out if that is not his/her out of reach area.

Q24: Are your instructors certified and have a valid instructor license?

Yes, all our instructors are certified and have valid instructor licenses.

Q25: Are your instructors insured?

Yes. Every one of our in-car instructors is fully insured with instructor’s insurance.

Q26: When will I get my driving certificate?

It is not a certificate anymore, now it is called (DLH) Driver License History.

Only those who successfully completed the entire 40 hours course will call Crown Driving Academy Inc. to confirm if their certification is completed, then you go to your nearest Drivers & Vehicle License Issuing Office or any Service Ontario Office and Request for Driver License History (DLH) search for proof of Beginner Driver Education Course Completion.

Q27: Is there a fee for the DHL (Driver License History)?

Yes, at Crown Driving Academy Inc, we cover one of two certification fee. The other fee of $12.00 must be paid at the Driver & License Issuing Office or any Service Ontario Office when printing out your Driver License History (DLH) search for proof of Beginner Driver Education Course Completion.

Q28: Will school provide us anything as proof of driving school course completion?

The school only will complete an online certification for them once the training is complete. However Crown Driving Academy Inc. will not provide/issue any paper or letter as proof of completion of driving school course based on ministry of Transportation regulations and instructor’s evaluation.

You will not be required to present a certification paper (DLH) when going for your road test.

Q29: How much Discount will I get on my Insurance with the certification?

Insurance discounts may vary and Students are may be eligible for saving depending upon insurance companies, your driving record, your age, city where you live, type of car means how new or old the vehicles etc. Your Insurance Company or agent can tell you more specifically.

Q30: What if I need more than 10 hours of in-car driving lessons?

These 10 hour driving lessons are mandatory and part of the full course. After completion the course, if you feel the 10 hours were not enough, we also offer additional individual in car driving lessons as well as packages too. You can ask your instructor or you can call our office to book extra lessons or any further information.

Q31: Is there gift certificates?

Yes, there is, please contact our office for more info.

Q32: Why I should join Crown Driving Academy Inc and what makes your driving school different from other schools?

Crown Driving Academy Inc. is Ministry approved, Beginner Driver education Course provider. Your safety and success is our first priority. We have been in the business last 15 years. Our in class instructors and in car instructors have experience more than 25 years. Our instructors are certified, insured, patient, helpful, flexible and co-operative.

At Crown Driving Academy Inc location, we are determined and our staffs are dedicated to give our clients their utmost attention, excellent customer service, driving skills, safety, respect and care. You can reach us by phone Monday to Sunday from 8:30 am to 10:00 pm.

We welcome our new clients and student and looking forward to serve you on priority basis. We are also very thankful for your loyalty, trust and the recommendation we have received from our previous students, their parents, friends and families. We are looking forward for your co-operation in near future.

Thank you very much for visiting us online and your interest is highly appreciated in Crown Driving Academy Inc.