As summer approaches, the Department of Driver Services reminds students needing to test for an instructional permit or driver's license over the long vacation to obtain a DDS Certificate of Attendance Form from their school administration before the end of the school year.
Students planning for an on-the-road test will also need a Georgia
Alcohol Drug Awareness Program certificate of completion. DDS
Certificate of Attendance Forms must be signed and notarized from the
student's school and presented at the time of applying for a permit or
Class D driver's license.
Typically, the form is valid for one month. However, the Certificate of
Attendance Forms issued in May 2011 will be accepted until September 30, 2011.
All applicants under the age of 18 not enrolled in school must provide a
GED diploma, high school diploma or an attendance form from the
student's local Board of Education if enrolled in an approved home
In addition to the Certificate of Attendance, successful completion of
the ADAP is required to obtain a permit. ADAP is typically taught in
both public and private schools as part of the ninth-grade health
Now eligible students have an additional avenue for obtaining the
required course, eADAP. This new internet option is available to
students who are home-schooled, have moved to Georgia from another
state, were absent from school when the ADAP courses was taught or who need the course during the summer months.
For complete Georgia driver licensing, testing requirement, and eADAP
information, visit www.dds.ga.gov.