School and Instructor Certification Information

                          Defensive Driving School Fee Change Memo October 2020                      


 IT Announcement 

When requesting user access for DDTS, please submit a User Access Request Form (UARF). You can access the UARF from the Defensive Driving Forms and Documents webpage, found here: /azdrive/Defensive-Driving/Forms-and-Documents .

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Division at [email protected] . 

School Certification Information and Applications

The following documentation provides information about starting an Arizona certified defensive driving school and/or becoming a certified defensive driving instructor. Please read all materials before completing an application. The applications are form-fill documents which require you to open the documents, complete the forms online and print them out to send in to the Arizona Supreme Court, along with any required attachments. You cannot submit these forms electronically.

PLEASE NOTE: The Certification and Licensing Division will only accept the current application listed below.

New School Certification Information and Applications

initial application for business certification

school member application

adm for current certified schools

application addendum for initial application-adm schools


instructor certification information and applications

*you must pass the examination before applying for instructor certification*

study guide

2019 certification examination schedule

2020 certification examination schedule

police instructor waiver

school complaint form

download the complaint form for a defensive driving school or instructor

reference documents

ada toolkit: chapter 1, statutes & regulations 

acja 7-201
acja 7-205
acja 1-401; minimum accounting standards
arizona revised statutes