DMV: Fees for Returned Checks or Rejected/Dishonored Credit and Debit Cards

Fees for Returned Checks or Rejected/Dishonored Credit and Debit Cards


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. 

Under Connecticut General Statute 14-50(f), if any check, credit, or debit card is uncollectible, rejected, or dishonored the applicant will be charged additional fees as follows:

  • If amount paid was less than or equal to $200.00 Fee is $35.00
  • If amount paid was greater than $200 Fee is 15% of the amount.
  • All protest fees or charges will also be charged to cover the cost of collection.

These fees are in addition to the original transaction fee. If fees are not paid when due the credential that was paid for will be revoked and future DMV transactions may be denied.

For more information regarding the payment of returned checks, credit, or debit cards please contact our Fiscal Services Unit at 860-263-5288.  

Content Last Modified on 3/30/2017 1:46:16 PM