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The page on converting your foreign license to a Canadian one says:

Step 2: With two years' of non-learner driving experience, you'll need to take the Class 5 road test.

Is it possible for me to use a rental car/car share such as Zipcar to pass the test? Or do they want to see the owner of the car before taking you for a spin?

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This page says that you need to bring the car's insurance and registration. That might be difficult with a borrowed/rented car.

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    Rental cars do provide you with the insurance and registration, otherwise what would you show at a police stop? – JonathanReez Jan 1 '18 at 20:02
  • The one time I was stopped in a rental I gave them my license and told them it was a rental--they didn't ask for the other documents. – Loren Pechtel Jan 1 '18 at 20:44
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The ICBC mentions that:

If you plan to use a vehicle from a car sharing co-op or company, please check in with them for more details.

So they don't really care who the car belongs to. However the much bigger problem is that you need a second driver to get to the test in the first place, so self-driving yourself to ICBC is impossible. The best alternative I've found so far (assuming I can't get someone to waste 3 hours of their time to drive with me to the test) is to pay a driving school to loan you a car for the driving exam.

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