DMV: Driver's License - New Resident Requirements

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for New Resident License Requirements
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
NEW PROCESS: You will not receive a permanent driver license or ID card while at a DMV or AAA office.   It will arrive through the mail.  You will keep your expiring license/ID and receive a temporary paper card.  For more on this, please see Central Issuance.  After visiting an office, you can track the delivery of your new card.

This service is provided at DMV Hub Offices.
Note: Once you have established residency in Connecticut, you have 30 days to transfer your out-of-state license to Connecticut.
What to do:
What to bring:
What it will cost:
  • $40 application fee. See acceptable forms of payment.
  • $72 or $84 license fee. Fee varies on number of years the license will be valid.
For additional information, please see Licensing Requirements for New Residents.

Content Last Modified on 10/2/2017 3:35:41 PM