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Administering driver license exams at your school


  • School must have a Master Examiner, Certified Examiner (or Knowledge Examiner if school is wanting to only administer the Knowledge exam).
  • Be a licensed Driver Training School and actively providing classroom and/or behind the wheel instruction at your school.
  • Have the required insurance coverage of $1,000,000 per occurrence for vehicles, premises, and errors & omissions.
  • WAC 308-110: Administration of knowledge and skills testing by driver training schools.
  • WAC 308-108: Driver training schools.

What you'll need

  • A SecureAccess Washington (SAW) account to apply online.
  • Driver Training Schools Examinations Site Information — List all branch locations (including high schools) where you will conduct exams.
  • At least 2 test routes for skills exams with turn by turn instructions, see Section 6 of the Instructor Examiner's Guidelines and Requirements located in the DTS SAW portal under the Training tab.
  • A copy of your most recent completed class roster, student records and behind the wheel forms if you are conducting teenage courses. If you are only teaching adults please provide a copy of all behind the wheel and classroom records for the previous month.
  • Your school's exam policies that include: The Department's authorization to re-test, exam requirements, exam fees, refund policy, retesting policies, and complaint/grievance procedure.


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