DMV: Driver's License - Verifying

DMV Easy Answers
for Obtaining Verification of your Driver's License
or Registration


If you have moved out of state and have misplaced your license or registration, the Department of Motor Vehicles can provide you with verification so you may apply for a license or registration in the state where you now reside. Connecticut cannot require another state to honor this document.

Note: These documents are issued only to verify that you held a valid license and/or registration in the State of Connecticut and are not intended to be used in lieu of a valid license and/or registration.

What to do:

  • Complete the Copy Records Request Form (form J-23).
    • Check the box requesting Driver License File Information or Registration File Information.
    • Fill in Section 1 for Driver License File Information or Section 2 and/or 3 for Registration File Information.
    • Complete "requester" section at the bottom of the form.
  • Submit a check or money order made payable to "DMV."
  • Mail completed form, documents and fee(s) to:
Department of Motor Vehicles
Copy Records Unit
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT  06161
This request will take approximately seven to ten business days to process.
What it will cost:
  • $20

Content Last Modified on 7/29/2015 1:30:36 PM