Is a commercial driver’s licence (CDL) mandatory to drive a truck in Ontario?
Yes, a valid and appropriately endorsed truck driver's licence is required to drive a truck in Ontario.
Are there additional requirements for foreign truck drivers in Ontario?
As a foreign driver, you need to apply for an MTO-Certified Driver’s Licence, a Driver's Abstract and an International Driving Permit to work as a truck driver in Ontario.
Are International Jobs issued in Ontario?
Yes, Ontario has international jobs available for foreign truck drivers. You can contact trucking companies in Ontario directly or use public job portals to find job postings for trucking jobs in the province.
What type of work might foreign truck drivers in Ontario undertake?
Foreign truck drivers in Ontario may undertake tasks such as pick-up and delivery of goods, general hauling services, and other related jobs.
Can foreign truck drivers in Ontario start their own business?
Yes, foreign truck drivers in Ontario can start their own businesses. In addition to the applicable licenses, you will need to register with the Provincial Government and obtain business insurance in order to start such a business.