Apply to start qualifying as an approved driving instructor (ADI).
This service is available from 6am to 11:30pm.
Start now on the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency service
Before you start
You must get a criminal record disclosure number specifically to become a driving instructor before you apply.
You also need:
- your driving licence number
- details of any motoring or non-motoring offences, and disqualifications from driving
- details of any court cases being brought against you
Help with your application
Email the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to get help applying.
There’s a different process to apply to become an ADI in Northern Ireland.