The Marin County DUI Program for First Offenders is a fifteen (15) week Education and Group counseling program. The Education curriculum (6 weeks) includes videos, lectures and group discussions with informational materials on DUI law, court requirements, substance abuse and problem drinking. The Group Counseling component of 9 weeks is conducted in a supportive atmosphere in which participants assess their relationship with alcohol.
Programs are conducted in English and Spanish. Our bilingual (Spanish/English) staff is usually available Monday through Thursday, 10am to 7pm and Friday, 10am to 3pm to assist you in setting up a registration appointment.
The 15 Week First Offender Program fee is $619.00, payable in full or as follows: Registration Fee $177.00 and two (2) payments of $221.00 per month. Other payment plans may be arranged by meeting with the Accounting Department before registration.
When you come to MCDUIP to register, bring the following:
- Minute Order of the Court Form and Court Proof of Enrollment Form.
- The violation date.
- California Drivers License/ID Number. If no CDL or California ID, obtain an X number from DMV prior to registration.
- $619.00 or a registration fee of $177.00 payable by check, money order, VISA or MasterCard (including debit cards). No third party checks.
- Cash payments are not accepted by the Marin County DUI Program.
Please arrive on time — you will not be admitted to registration if you arrive late. To register, you must call (415) 453-9980 and make an appointment.
Failure to complete the DDP within 180 days of the date you were sentenced may result in suspension of your California Driver's License by the DMV and the Court may issue a Bench Warrant for your arrest.