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Get a commercial driving instructor license

Learn more about how to get a driving instructor license from the DMV

Get a commercial driving instructor license

Learn more about how to get a driving instructor license from the DMV
Apply for an instructor’s license

To apply for a commercial driving instructor’s license:

  • Complete the application process (we’ll call you once the paperwork is approved)
  • Pass the required exams
  • Pay the licensing fee

For more details, review the application checklist below.

Renew an instructor’s license

To renew a driving instructor license, gather the following required documents:

Mail the form and payment to DMV to:
Department of Motor Vehicles
Driver Education & Testing Unit
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT 06161

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  • To start
  • Additional documents
  • Next steps
  • Fees

To start

Review the laws related to commercial driving instructor licensing:

 

Additional documents

Once the DMV receives your documents, including those listed under additional requirements, we send an email to the email you provide on your application with instructions on how to apply for a criminal background check. Failure to complete these forms causes a delay in the processing of your application.

 

Next steps

Once your application is accepted, you are contacted by the DMV. You can then be scheduled to take a 50-question test and an instructor proficiency test.

Fees

Fees are paid once your application is approved and you have passed the tests:

  • Two-year commercial driving instructor license: $100
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Contact info

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone:
860-263-5096

 

Fax:
860-263-5514

 

Mailing Address:
Department of Motor Vehicles
Driver Education Unit
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT 06161