DMV: Driver's License - Taking the Road Test

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Taking the Road Test at a DMV Office


Road testing must be scheduled in advance.  Road tests are conducted at the following DMV offices: Bridgeport, Danbury, Enfield, Hamden, Old Saybrook, Waterbury, Wethersfield and Willimantic

A valid learner permit must be presented at the time of the scheduled road test.

What to do:
What to bring:
  • Provide a mechanically safe vehicle for the test. 
  • Provide vehicle’s valid registration.
  • Present vehicle’s Connecticut Insurance card. The required proof of insurance must be in the same name as on the registration, with the exception of leased vehicles, which may be in the name of the lessee.
  • Must present the CS1 certificate at the time of testing.
  • Out-of-State Vehicles: Individuals using an out-of-state registered vehicle must bring proof of the vehicle's insurance (declaration page or insurance policy).  Insurance must meet Connecticut requirements.
  • Valid learner permit.
What it will cost:
  • The fee for the road test is paid at the time of your knowledge test.
  • Once you pass the road test, the fee for your driver’s license will be $72. See acceptable forms of payment.
What to do if you fail the Road Test?
  • You will be required to wait a minimum of two weeks (14 days) before you can test again.
  • Schedule retest and pay $40 testing fee.

Content Last Modified on 1/17/2018 4:14:16 PM