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DUI Class for California Non-Resident Drinking Driver Requirements

California Online DUI Class for Out-of-State Residents

Tom Wilson, MA, LCPC

Did you get a DUI in California but live out of state?  Chances are you had an Attorney represent you in court where you entered a plea and went to final sentencing.  You were told to pay a fine and complete an Online 3 month AB541 DUI Class to meet California‚Äôs court requirements. However, there is one simple mistake made by out-of-state residents that has led to many California counties issuing a warrant for non-compliance. This mistake can dramatically increase the time it takes to resolve your case.
At sentencing, all persons sentenced for a DUI in California are given a notice to report to the Drinking Driver Programs located in the California county. Failing to report to the program can result in a warrant for non-compliance, even if they sign up for classes ahead of time. The Drinking Driver Program provides offenders with a Proof of Enrollment Form that must be completed by the approved DUI program. This form is completed by the provider and returned to the Drinking Driver Program indicating that the defendant has enrolled.


For out of state offenders, the form must be sent to their online DUI program provider for completion and returned to the Drinking Driver Program. The online provider insures that the defendant has enrolled in a timely manner and in the correct program, and in turn sends proof of enrollment to the Drinking Driver Program, as well as sending proof of enrollment/completion to the court.

Out-of-state DUI offenders who skip this requirement are unpleasantly surprised when they discover that a warrant for non-compliance has been issued.
Register online for the following online classes. VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express, as well as debit cards. If you need to arrange to make payments, please call our office directly at 1.877.368.9909, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm MST.

Benefits of Online Classes:

  • 100% online and available 24/7
  • Secure registration and payment
  • Convenient and Confidential

Classes Available for California Non-Residents: