DMV: Driver's License - Verifying

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

Holiday Closing:  On Friday, October 5, DMV offices will close at 12:30 p.m. to observe the Columbus Day holiday.  Offices will remain closed on Saturday, October 6, and will reopen on Tuesday, October 9 at 7:45 a.m. 

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