10 Common Questions About the Verification of Enrollment Form

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What is a Verification of Enrollment?

A Verification of Enrollment (VOE), also known as a Certificate of Enrollment or Proof of School Enrollment, is an official document provided by the school confirming that the student is enrolled in that school. It can be used by parents to prove to their state or school district that the student is receiving a quality accredited education in a public school, private school, or homeschool for such purposes as receiving a driver's license in their state or other legal services. Students must demonstrate compliance with attendance requirements in order to receive a Verification of Enrollment.

What is on an Enrollment of Verification?

While the specifics may vary from school to school, the Verification of Enrollment Form will typically contain: 

  • The school’s name
  • The student's full name
  • The student’s date of birth
  • The student’s grade level
  • The date the student was first enrolled

The form may also include: 

  • Whether or not courses were started 
  • The student’s academic standing 
  • The school’s accreditation information
  • The school’s grading scale
  • Any necessary signatures

How do I get a Verification of Enrollment Form?

The Verification of Enrollment Form is available upon request.

Families with students enrolled at Enlightium Academy may request a Verification of Enrollment Form by contacting the Admissions Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

What is a Verification of Enrollment Form Used For?

The Verification of Enrollment Form is used to prove to a third party that the student is enrolled in a public/private school or is being homeschooled.

Who Can Request the Verification of Enrollment Form?

The Verification of Enrollment Form can be requested by the parent or guardian, the student’s previous school, the local school district, the state’s Department of Licensing, the Board of Education, the court, etc.

How Long do Verification of Enrollment Forms Last?

The Verification of Enrollment Form expires as soon as the information on the form is no longer valid. A name change, grade level promotion, school withdrawal, or 30 days after issuance are all reasons the form might need to be resubmitted.

Can Verification of Enrollment forms be used as proof of enrollment?

Yes, the Verification of Enrollment Form is an official document that can be used to prove that the student is enrolled in a school. Other documents that may work include a report card or transcript.

Do I need a Verification of Enrollment Form if I’m 18?

Students of all ages will need to provide a Verification of Enrollment Form if asked for proof of enrollment.

Who can Sign a Verification of Enrollment Form?

The Verification of Enrollment Form must be signed by an approved member of the school at which the student is enrolled. The employee who will be filling out the Verification of Enrollment Form needs to have access to the student’s enrollment form and other sensitive information, so they are typically a member of the administration team or members of a specific department.

How do you get a Verification of Enrollment form during the summer?

It is important that you call your school to confirm they are open during the summer.

Enlightium Academy is open all year, except for standard breaks and holidays. Families can request the Verification of Enrollment Form any time, simply by emailing their request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Can you use a report card instead of a Verification Of Enrollment form?

In some cases, yes, but you would need to confirm this with the organization that is requesting proof of enrollment. If the state is requesting proof of enrollment, then they would most likely request the Verification of Enrollment Form from the public school, private school, or home school.

Do you need a Verification of Enrollment Form to get your driver's license?

Some states will require a specific form in place of a VOE; however, most states will only need proof that the student is enrolled in a school to receive a driver’s license. Make sure you receive a Verification of Enrollment Form prior to the day the student will need it, bearing in mind that it may take a few days for the school to fulfill your request.

Enlightium Academy is a private Christian online school that serves homeschooling families by offering a Bible-based, flexible, accredited, teacher-supported, and affordable education from the comfort of your home. For any other questions about Enlightium, please call (509) 319-2288, or visit EnlightiumAcademy.com.


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