California Occupational License
Department of Motor Vehicles
Driving School Instructor License
Licensing Agency Contact Information:
License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
||P.O. Box 932342, MS-L224
Sacramento, CA 94232 - 3420
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Persons instructing others in the operation of motor vehicles for compensation.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Fees: Application: $30; Renewal: $30; Reinstatement: $30; Transfer or duplicate: $15; Additional: $30; Family support: $1.
Examination Frequency: Written and medical examinations on initial application and every three years (18 hours of continuous professional education can be substitute for the subsequent written exams).
Exam Locations: Multiple
Experience Requirement: High school education or equivalent.
Average Time to Process Application: 120 days to allow for background investigation. May issue temporary permit (see miscellaneous section at the end).
Renewal Period: Three years following date of issuance.
Special License Requirements: Be 21 years of age or older; hold a valid California driver’s license; pass background investigation; pass physical examination; be employed by a licensed driving school; have a driving record which does not contain an outstanding notice for violating a written promise to appear in court or for willfully failing to pay a lawfully imposed fine; have satisfactorily completed a course in the teaching of driver education and driver training acceptable to the department; pass the required written examination.
Comments: Applications and information for driving school instructor may be downloaded from our website at www.dmv.ca.gov or obtained from Occupational Licensing, P.O. Box 932342 Sacramento, CA 94232-3420 or call (916) 229-3128.
Authority: Vehicle Code, Sections 310.4, 1651, 11100 to 11114; California Code of Regulations, Title 13, Section 50.40-50.45 and 340.00 to 344.34; Government Code 6157 (a-d).
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|Self-Enrichment Education Teachers ||253021 |