Administering licensing exams at your driver training school

Learn how to become eligible to offer driver licensing exams to your students.

How to apply

Follow these steps to apply to administer licensing exams at your driver training school.

1. Make sure you meet the requirements

Your school must:

  • Be a licensed driver training school that is actively providing classroom and/or behind-the-wheel instruction.
  • Have the required insurance coverage of $1,000,000 per occurrence for vehicles and premises.

Schools that want to administer both portions of the driver licensing exam

To administer both portions, your school must have a Master Examiner or Certified Examiner on staff to administer driver licensing exams and have at least 2 test routes.

Schools that only want to offer the knowledge portion of the driver licensing exam

Your school must have a Knowledge Examiner if your school plans to offer only the knowledge exam.

2. Gather the required documents

You'll need all of the following:

Documentation of your school's exam policies

You must provide documentation of your school's exam policies, including:

  • The Department's authorization to re-test
  • Exam requirements
  • Exam fees
  • Refund policy
  • Retesting policies
  • Complaint procedures

3. Apply online

Apply to administer licensing exams online.

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