Verification of Enrollment and Attendance (VOE)
To request a Verification of Enrolment (VOE), please email email@example.com. Please allow 3-5 school days for processing. VOE will be available for pickup before or after school ONLY.
Please note: VOEs are only good for 30 days during the school year. Please plan on requesting it close to the date it is needed for your DPS appointment.
In order to receive a driving permit from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), a student will need a VOE (Verification of Enrollment and Attendance). Students must be at least 15 years old to get a VOE.
VOE/TEA POLICY (For Obtaining or Renewing a Driver's License)
In order for a student to obtain a Verification Of Enrollment and Attendance Form (VOE/TEA Form) to obtain a driver's license (including learner's permit), the student must be in attendance for 90% of the days the class was offered in the previous semester. For example, if the student is seeking a VOE/TEA Form for the Spring, issuance of the form will be based on attendance of each class in the previous fall semester.
New students must wait six weeks before requesting a VOE. (90% rules applies)
Students must be enrolled at the time of the request.
Current students who were in attendance 90% of the days the class was offered in the previous semester.
Current students must have completed All assigned courses the previous semester.
TEA Policy States:
19 TAC, Subchapter C. - 61.43 Absences - a student must be in attendance 90 percent of the days the class is offered. If a student has absences that the district recognizes as excused or as an extenuating circumstance and the student satisfactorily makes up work missed, the student shall be considered in attendance for the purpose of computing compulsory attendance and for the driver's license eligibility.
The VOE document is a governed record as defined under the Texas Penal Code 3.01(2). Any misrepresentation by the applicant or person issuing the form may result in denial of the application for a Texas driver's license and/or criminal prosecution.
School enrollment and attendance as a condition of licensing a student to operate a motor vehicle applies to persons under 18 years of age unless a high school diploma or its equivalent has been obtained.
Schools can issue a VOE form to students who fail a class if the student attended at the minimum of 90% in each class they were enrolled. School cannot issue a VOE form to students who fail a class if the student failed because they did not attend the class a minimum of 90 percent.
Please allow 3-5 school days for review and processing.
VOE will be available for pickup before or after school ONLY.