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Drive Only Program has no cutoff date.
Study driver's manual and then make your appointment for the test.
{Melody A. Currey Commissioner}
Welcome to the Department of Motor Vehicles Online Information Center. This Center's goal is to make it easier for you to find information you need to do business with us. This goal reflects DMV's pledge to improve customer service and provide quality services. Watch and read Commissioner Currey's welcome message.
Friday, December 19, 2014
DMV Offices to Close Thursday, Dec. 25, for Christmas Day
  All Department of Motor Vehicles' offices will be closed on Thursday, December 25, for the Christmas Day holiday. DMV's regional service centers and major service offices will reopen Friday, December 26, at 7:45 a.m.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
DMV Reminds Vehicle Owners to Pay Delinquent Property Taxes and Get Overdue Emissions Tests Done Before Renewal
  The Department of Motor Vehicles is reminding vehicle owners to pay delinquent property taxes and get overdue emissions tests done before renewing the registrations on their vehicles. Vehicle owners who miss reminders, which are in red on their renewal notices, for these compliance requirements will not have valid registrations unless they are met. Vehicles could be subject to a tow and confiscation of license plates if found by police to have an invalid registration.

Friday, December 12, 2014
DMV Commissioner Appointed to Run Department of Administrative Services
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has been informed by Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Commissioner Donald DeFronzo that he intends to leave the position in January to retire. The Governor also announced that he intends to appoint current DMV Commissioner Melody Currey to serve as commissioner of DAS when his second term begins on January 7.

Saturday, December 06, 2014
DMV Step-By-Step Process for Obtaining a Drive Only License
  The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is now offering an appointment-only system for undocumented individuals who would like to take the knowledge test that is the first step leading to a Drive Only license. Here is a presentation of the step-by-step process individuals must follow to obtain this Drive Only license. This presentation can be useful to individuals seeking information as well as community organizers who want training to help with explanations in group settings.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014
More Than 6,500 Sign Up for Drive Only License Program Since DMV Started Taking Appointments Monday
  With such large numbers of people interested in this program, DMV wants them to know that the app and driver’s manual are free study materials for them. The driver’s manual is available in both English and Spanish, with both easily available in download form. An audio version of the driver’s manual is available and a Spanish audio version will be made shortly.

Friday, November 28, 2014
DMV Prepares to Launch Drive Only License Program For Undocumented Residents of Connecticut
  The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced that beginning December 1 at noon undocumented individuals can begin making the required online appointment for the knowledge test in the first step for a Drive Only license. Tests will be given only by online appointment; no walk-ins to DMV offices will be accepted. Also, there is no cutoff for this program.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Updated Driver's Manual Now Available - English and Spanish Versions
  The English and Spanish versions of the Connecticut Driver's Manual have been updated and are now available online.

Monday, November 03, 2014
Appointment-Only Pilot at New DMV Center Will Improve the Way Residents Do Business with the State
  The state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that a new Stamford Photo License Center has started taking appointments today and opened for business Thursday, October 30.

Friday, September 26, 2014
Governor Malloy: New DMV Mobile App Will Give Residents Better Access to Important Information and Services. More than 60 Practice Test Questions Online in App As Well as Current Wait Times and Office Locations.
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has launched a new mobile app, called DMV Mobile, for phones and tablets to make it easier to get essential DMV information and give customers ready access to practice test questions for the learner's permit exam. The app is part of DMV's strategy to offer more conveniences to customers by having services online and is now available for free for download from the iTunes and Google Play stores.

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ATTENTION COMMERCIAL DRIVERS:  New federal law requires all Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and Commercial Driver Instruction Permit (CDIP) holders to self-certify with DMV. Certify here. Also, remember to fax your medical certificate to DMV
IRP CUSTOMERS:  Changes coming to IRP program beginning 1/1/15. See more information
NON-U.S. CITIZENS: Applicants with I-94 stamp must obtain hard copy of I-94 document.  See more information.

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