Arizona Judicial Branch

School and Instructor Certification Information

School Owner Meeting

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

10:00 a.m.

State Courts Building

Room 119A/B

Defensive Driving School Renewal Information


 The renewal period for Defensive Driving Schools will open at midnight, September 1, 2018.  

Payment and an electronic renewal application can be submitted through the following link:


Also, on this webpage you will find the Provisional Certificate of Online Curriculum form,

Surety Bond Form and School Member Application, all of which must be submitted with your renewal application.


Please contact the Division if you encounter any issues with the link.

Division Staff can be reached via email at or by telephone at 602-452-3378.



Please note the following

If you file a timely and complete 2018-2019 application for renewal, your existing

certification remains active until the administrative process for review has been completed.


2018-2019 School Renewal Accompanying Documents

Surety Bond Form

School Member Application

Provisional Certification of Online Curriculum


Administrative Order 2018-38 : Revising ACJA 7-205

ACJA 7-205 (Effective November 1, 2018)

Administrative Directive No. 2018-11


Minimum Security Standards


IT Announcement

The AOC Information Technology Division (ITD) has a new email address. The old email, is no longer in service. If you need IT assistance please send an email to

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: .

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Division at .



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 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

2018 Certification Examination Schedule

2019 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

Click here to view Administrative Order 2013-13 Affecting ACJA 7-205 On 1-30-2013

ACJA 7-201
ACJA 7-205
ACJA 1-401; Minimum Accounting Standards
Administrative Orders
ARS Sections