DMV: Fees for Operator/Driver Licenses

Driver's License Fees

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Acceptable Forms of Payment at DMV office locations.
 
Type Fee Duration
New Issue Regular (Non-Commercial)
 
(in addition customers will pay a $40 examination fee.)
$72 Issued for 5 1/2 to 7 years to expire on operatorís birthday. Exact duration of first license depends on the date of issuance and the operatorís particular date of birth.
New Issue Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
 
(You must have a Connecticut Driver's License prior to obtaining a CDL)
Variable ($70 or $87.50). Issued for 3 1/2 to 5 years to expire on operatorís birthday. Exact duration of first license depends on the date of issuance and the operatorís particular date of birth.
Duplicate License Fee $30 Expiration date does not change.
Making any change to your driver's license
 
(This fee applies to license upgrades/downgrades)
 
(Does NOT include renewals)
$30
License Exam Fee $40  
Learner's Permit (Class 2) $19  
Duplicate Learner's Permit (replacement) $19  
Non-Driver Identification Card
(new or renewal)
$22.50
 
New - Issued for 6 years to expire on operatorís birthday. Exact duration of ID depends on the date of issuance and the operatorís particular date of birth.
 
Replacement - $30
 
Renewal - 6 years
Motorcycle Training Permit $16 Replacement - $16
Endorsement on License for Public Passenger Transportation
$12*
 
* - There is additional fee of $30 for making a change to your driver's license.
Per year
Commercial Driver's License Knowledge Test
$16
This fee is waived if the operator is a school bus driver and presents a letter of employment from a school bus company.
 
Commercial Driver's License Skills Test
$30
This fee is waived if the operator is a school bus driver and presents a letter of employment from a school bus company.
 
Commercial Driver's License Endorsements $5 each  
Commercial Driver's License Restrictions $5 each  
Commercial Driver's License Learner's Permit
$10
This fee is waived if the operator is a school bus driver and presents a letter of employment from a school bus company.
 
Upgrade to Commercial Driver's License
$22*
 
* - There is an additional fee of $30 for making a change to your driver's license.
 
License Renewals
Regular (Non-Commercial)
$72
6 years
Regular (Two-year renewal) $24 2 years (option for operators 65 years old or older)
Regular - Renewal Late Fee $25
Commercial Driverís License $70 4 years
Commercial Driver's License - Renewal Late Fee $25
AAA Convenience Fee $3 Per transaction at any AAA office




Content Last Modified on 10/1/2013 2:24:23 PM