School and Instructor Certification Information


 


 

                          Defensive Driving School Fee Change Memo October 2019                      

   DEFENSIVE DRIVING SCHOOL FEE CHANGE FORM OCTOBER 2019


                                                                          

DD Instructor Renewal Information

 

All defensive driving instructor certifications expire at midnight on October 31, 2019.  Beginning on September 3, 2019, you can apply and pay online for your defensive driving instructor renewal application using a debit or credit card.  In order to access the online renewal application, you will need:

 

  • Your Defensive Driver Instructor Certification Number 
  • Your email address on record with the Division, and
  • Your date of birth on record with the Division

 

      On or after September 3, 2019, to begin the online renewal process please click on the link below:

 

https://apps.azcourts.gov/DDPRenewals

 

If you do not have an email address on file with the Division, or your email address has changed, you need to update your email address as soon as possible. Click here to download the change of contact information form and mail it to the Certification and Licensing Division.

 

If you do not wish to renew online, you can contact the Division for a hard copy renewal form and mail it to the Certification and Licensing Division.

 

Applications postmarked, or online renewal applications submitted on or after October 2, 2019 will be assessed an additional $50.00 fee.  Certifications not renewed expire midnight, October 31, 2019.

 

Please note the following

 

The Division and AOC have launched a new online renewal portal that will give the applicants the opportunity to upload supporting documentation. Instead of mailing or emailing the program mailbox your supporting documents, applicants will be able to attach, for example their MVD records and other applicable documentation at the same time they submit their application.

 

If you have filed a timely and complete application for renewal, your existing certification does not expire until the administrative process for review has been completed.         

DD School Renewal Information

 

All defensive driving school certifications expire at midnight on October 31, 2019.  Beginning on September 3, 2019, you can apply and pay online for your defensive driving school renewal application using a debit or credit card.  In order to access the online renewal application, you will need:

 

  • School ID Number, 
  • The principal’s email address on record with the Division, and
  • The principal’s date of birth on record with the Division

 

On or after September 3, 2019, to begin the online renewal process please click on the link below:

 

https://apps.azcourts.gov/DDPRenewals

 

If you do not have an email address on file with the Division, or the email address has changed, please update your email address as soon as possible. Click here to download the change of contact information form and mail it to the Certification and Licensing Division.

 

If you do not wish to renew online, you can contact the Division for a hard copy renewal form and mail it to the Certification and Licensing Division.

 

Applications postmarked, or online renewal applications submitted on or after October 1, 2019 will be assessed an additional $50.00 fee.  Certifications not renewed expire midnight, October 31, 2019.

 

Please note the following

 

The online renewal portal affords applicants the opportunity to upload supporting documentation up to 3.5MB. Instead of mailing or emailing the program mailbox your supporting documents, applicants will be able to attach, applicable documentation at the same time the application is submitted.

 

If you have filed a timely and complete application for renewal, your existing certification does not expire until the administrative process for review has been completed.

 

                      

2019-2021 School Renewal Accompanying Documents

School Member Application

 

ACJA 7-205 (Effective September 1, 2019)

Administrative Directive No. 2018-11: IT Minimum Security Standards 


 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: http://www.azcourts.gov/drive/Forms-and-Documents .

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Division at ddrive@courts.az.gov .  


 

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 


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ACJA 7-201
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ACJA 1-401; Minimum Accounting Standards
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