DMV: Resolve a Suspension

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For Resolving a Suspension


***HOLIDAY CLOSING:  On Friday, March 30, DMV offices will be closed for the Good Friday holiday.  Offices will reopen on Saturday, March 31, at 8 a.m.

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.

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