DMV: Driving Schools - Driver Education Certificate

Driver Education Certificate


***Holiday Closing***:  On Friday, February 9, DMV offices will close at 12:30 p.m. to observe the President Washington's Birthday holiday, and remain closed on Saturday, February 10.  Offices will reopen on Tuesday, February 13, at 7:45 a.m.


A Driver Education Certificate (form CS-1) will be issued by a Connecticut licensed driving school after successful completion of the training course.


The certificate certifies the actual training was successfully completed by the applicant, such as:

  • 30 hours of classroom and 8 hours behind-the-wheel driving or
  • 8 hours only of Safe Driving Practices course.

NOTE: Required two (2) hours of parent training is included in both of these courses for 16 and 17 year olds.

All applicants must present the CS-1 certificate at the time of skills testing.

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