Driver License Training Provider

Overview

Driver license training provider means a business enterprise conducted by an individual, association, partnership, or corporation that educates and trains persons, either practically or theoretically, or both, to operate or drive motor vehicles; that prepares applicants for an examination given by the state for a driver license or instruction permit; and that charges a consideration or tuition for these services.

Regulations

Entities who request authorization to function as an Authorized Third Party Driver License Training Provider must complete a criminal-history check and comply with the department's requirements for insurance, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Arizona Revised Statutes

Arizona Administrative codes

Title 17. Transportation

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Process Overview

To begin the process, you will need the following documents:

  • A completed Third Party Authorization Interest Form, 96-0151
  • A business plan that includes these items:
    • Business work experience
    • Financial plan
    • Marketing strategies
    • Initial number of staff
    • Delegation of tasks
    • Strategic plan (goals and objectives)
    • Location and hours of operation

Once Approved

After the Professional Driver Services Program reviews and approves the provider's business plan, the next step is the application process.

An application must be completed in full and must be signed by the individual, all partners or an officer of the corporation.

An application will be returned for incompleteness, noncompliance of requirements or improper fees. If your application is incomplete or incorrect it will be returned and you will have 30 days to submit a corrected application or it will be rejected.

Items Needed

Insurance Requirements

Checklist: Insurance Requirements Checklist

  • Certificate of Insurance
    *Certificate Holder should read: The State of Arizona or ADOT, P.O. Box 2100, Phoenix, AZ 85001
  • Commercial General Liability
    • Additional Insured Endorsement Form for Ongoing Operations
    • Waiver of Subrogation Endorsement Form
    • Primary and Noncontributory Endorsement Form
  • Auto Liability
    • Additional Insured Endorsement Form
    • Waiver of Subrogation Endorsement Form
  • Worker’s Compensation
    • Waiver of Subrogation Endorsement Form or Independent Contractor Agreement
  • Error and Omissions

Note: Any of the above items not received will delay approval of insruance certificate and could also adversely impact your authorized third party agreement.

Fingerprint

In accordance with Administrative Rules R17-7-301(A)(10), fingerprints are required to be submitted with each application, so that a state and federal criminal records check can be conducted. This process is coordinated through the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Each applicant will need to provide the code below to the Fingerprint Technician at the approved site at the time of fingerprinting.

Authorized Third Party Applicant Code: 3RD-060.A

Please email the completed forms and additional requirements to [email protected]