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Driver Education

Provided by: Southeast Newcomer Services

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Service Description

Provides funding for newcomers to cover the partial cost of the six hours in class and six hours in car commercial driver education program. 

Program is open to Permanent Residents and Temporary Residents (certain conditions apply) in Saskatchewan, in the area serviced by Southeast Newcomer Services, who are required to complete a driver education program to obtain a Saskatchewan driver’s license.


-Must be at least 18 years old
-Must hold a valid Class 7 learner’s licence (cannot be suspended, expired or owe SGI money)
-Must be a first time driver (cannot hold a driver’s licence in any other province/country)
-Must be a Saskatchewan resident residing in the area serviced by Southeast Newcomer Services
-Must be a Permanent Resident who has resided in Canada for no more than 5 years or must be a Temporary Foreign Worker on a valid work permit who has been nominated under SINP Program or submitted an application for permanent residence under one of the federal immigration programs; or who are Live-In-Caregivers on a valid work permit.
-Be able to communicate in English
-Priority is given to applicants who are low income.

Application Process

Must meet with the Settlement Advisor at Southeast Newcomer Services for a needs assessment and to develop a settlement plan.

Documents Required

Applicants are required to fill out an application form and submit applicable supporting documentation (including a copy of the applicable immigration document and a copy of an IELTS/CELPIP test scores, LINC certificate, school transcripts if studied in English etc.) Applications have to be submitted in writing either by mail, fax, email or by hand to the office.



Weyburn location: 306-842-9081

Fax: 306-637-3826

Business Line: 306-637-4920

Estevan location

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Coverage Area

South East Saskatchewan, 150 km radius around Estevan

Languages Offered

English, plus up to 170 language interpretation services.

Southeast Newcomer Services Estevan


1108 - 6th Street
Estevan SK  S4A 1A8

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Mailing Address

1108 - 6th Street
Estevan SK  S4A 1A8

Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Closed statutory holidays.


Wheelchair access - designated parking spaces; Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - ramps; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one)

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