New Brunswick, Department of Public Safety, Motor Vehicle Branch and DND / CAF have established guidelines for the licence class upgrade of the New Brunswick Licence based on DND training and licence credentials to assist retired and active Canadian Armed Forces members to transition to civilian employment and career opportunities. New Brunswick, Motor Vehicle Branch, will recognize DND 404 equivalent licence class 1, 2, 3, 4, plus Air Brake endorsement, for retired or current military members who are New Brunswick residents only. CAF / retired military members, who do not hold or cannot obtain a full Class 5 equivalent licence, are not eligible for licence upgrade.
New Brunswick, Motor Vehicle Branch, has outlined the application process for members under the following four categories:
- Current Military members;
- Retired Military members;
- Current or Retired Military members who hold a civilian driver’s licence from another jurisdiction; and
- Current or Retired Military members who have never held a civilian driver’s licence.