Registration Requirements

Applicants must provide the following in order to complete registration

If there is space available in your class, you will be invited to complete your registration. You must provide the following:

  • An official ID with your name and a picture (document can be from the U.S. or another country);
  • $60 cash or credit for ID & materials fee (Includes Carlos Rosario student I.D. card, laptop loaner, and books);
  • COVID Vaccine Card; show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, 2 dose series. A booster dose is not needed to meet this requirement.
  • Documents as proof of your DC home address (please see below); and
  • Copy of immunization records (if under 26 years old).



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ALL documents must include the student’s name and current DC home address.

ONE (1) ORIGINAL of the following items
Document Must Include
Pay Stub · DC tax withholding for current tax year
· Dated within the past 45 days
Unexpired Letter confirming Financial Assistance from the DC Government
(Ex: TANF, Medicaid, DC Alliance, Supplemental Security Income)
· Dated within the past 12 months
Tax Form D40 · Certified by DC Office of Tax and Revenue
· Evidence of payment of DC taxes for prior tax year
Embassy Letter · Proof of living on embassy property
· Embassy address
· Official embassy seal
OR IF YOU CANNOT provide one of the previous documents,
you may bring TWO (2) ORIGINALS of the following:
· Unexpired DC motor vehicle registration
· Unexpired lease or rental agreement and receipt dated within 2 months of registration
· Unexpired DC motor vehicle operator’s permit
· One utility bill and receipt from within 2 months (only gas, electric, and water bills are acceptable)

Funding for the courses offered at the Carlos Rosario School comes from a variety of public and private sources, including the DC government. Therefore, only students who live in Washington, DC are eligible to enroll for most of our classes. The School adheres to the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) requirements related to students’ proof of DC residency.

For a complete list of documents to prove you live in DC, please click here.

Applying to Career Training?

Our career training programs have additional requirements. For more information please visit our career training page.



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