A Driver Education Instructor is required to be certified by the Secretary of State. A person engages in or offers to engage in the activity as a driver education instructor without being certified by the Secretary of State is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 93 days or a fine of not more than $2,000 or both in addition to administrative fines.
Instructor Certification Process
Select this link for information about Michigan's Driver Education Instructor Certification.
Instructor Renewal Information
How to renew your instructor certificate by using CARS e-Services or through the mail in addition to requirements and forms.
Have questions? Contact the Driver Education Section or Inventory Services Section.