DMV: Resolve a Suspension

DMV Easy Answers
For Resolving a Suspension

SERVICE UPDATE:  As DMV transitions to a new, online-only appointment system for road tests, DMV will stop taking road test appointments on October 21 and October 23, and will resume October 24 with its new convenient online system.  See more information here
There are no in-person transactions conducted at any office of the Department of Motor Vehicles for resolving a suspension.  All transactions must be conducted by mail.
What to do:
  • Submit a check or money order made payable to DMV in the amount of $175.00 at least two weeks prior to your eligibility date.
  • Provide any necessary documents as noted in your suspension notice.
  • Include your full name, date of birth and current mailing address.  If your mailing address has recently changed, please complete a change of address form.  Follow the instructions listed on the form.
What it will cost:
  • $175.00 per each suspended item.
Suspension or restoration correspondence should be address to:
Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles
Driver Services Division
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT  06161
General suspension or restoration information is also available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling our automated system at 860-263-5720.
Please note:  You are not permitted to operate a motor vehicle until you receive a restoration notice from the Department of Motor Vehicles informing you that your restoration has been processed and you possess a valid driverís license.

Content Last Modified on 7/29/2015 1:18:44 PM