Arizona Judicial Branch

School and Instructor Certification Information

Congratulations on your decision to join the team of elite professionals which make up the Defensive Driving School organization in Arizona.

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 of the Arizona Supreme Court will not accept any handwritten applications.  Please send any of the informational documents in with your applications.

The court will be conducting scheduled maintenance on selected servers beginning 8:00 am on November 22nd, continuing until 6:00 am on November 24th, 2014, per the notice from Support below.  If you have any questions please call myself or Anne Hunter. 

For technical assistance, please see contact information below.



   SQLDB14 will be offline from 8 am Saturday November 22 to 6 am Monday November 24th for scheduled maintenance.

                Impacted Items Include:

  •      Production – Jury Plus
  •      Judicial Conduct
  •      New World
  •      Faxination
  •       eCitation
  •      Defensive Driving
  •      AZBar Admissions
  •       Remedy
  •       OPDJ AJACS
  •       MVD BatchCon
  •       MRM Production
  •       StatWeb
  •      SysUtilities
  •       ESB Utilities


We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Support Center at 602-452-3900 or at 855-229-3900.


School Owners Meeting

October 29, 2014
Room 109

10:00-11:00 am

To view Agenda, Click Here.



For more information on the court consolidation, please click here.

New School Certification Information and Application

Initial Application for Business Certification

ADM for current Certified Schools

Application Addendum for Initital application-ADM Schools

* You must pass examination before applying for instructor certification*

Study Guide 

2014  Examination Schedule 

2015 Registration Examination Schedule


Instructor Certification Information and Application

Police Instructor Waiver

School Complaint Form

Download the Complaint Form for a Defensive Driving School 

Initial Application for Instructor Certification    the Complaint Form for a Defensive Driving School

List of Certified Schools

Click Here to view a comprehensive list of all Defensive Driving Schools available in Arizona.

Reference Documents

Administrative Order No. 2011-70

ADA Toolkit: Chapter 1, Statutes & Regulations

Title 28 Legislative Update 2011

Administrative Order 2013-13 Affecting ACJA 7-205 On 1-30-2013

Click here to view

ACJA 7-201
ACJA 7-205 Effective 1-30-2013 
Administrative Orders 
ARS Sections