Fee Waivers

If you are applying for your Operator Certification for the first time in Arizona (includes a new certificate, reciprocity application review, and early exam application reviews), you may be eligible to have the fee waived.


You may be eligible for the fee waiver, if you:

  • Are veteran of the United States Armed Forces or National Guard who was honorably discharged within the last two years,
  • Are the spouse of a current member of the United States Armed Forces or National Guard who has served on active duty, or
  • Have a family1 income that does not exceed 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines | Look Up Guidelines on the ASPE Website >


On the application, you will need to provide:

  • A copy of your DD Form 214 or NGB-22, as issued by the United States Department of Defense; OR
  • A copy of your spouse's military orders, as issued by the United States Department of Defense and a copy of a valid marriage license or certificate verifying that you are lawfully married to the military service member; OR
  • Your combined family1 adjusted gross income2 and the number of family members in your household.

Once you have completed and submitted your information, ADEQ will review your fee waiver application.

NOTE: Please do not proceed with the Operator Certification application until you receive an email from ADEQ with next steps.

Fee Waiver Application | View >