DMV: Driver's License - 18 or Older - Obtaining

Obtaining a Connecticut License for the First Time 
(18 Years of Age or Older)

***Holiday Closing***:  On Friday, December 22, DMV offices will close at 12:30 p.m. to observe the Christmas Day holiday, and remain closed on Saturday, December 23.  Offices will reopen on Tuesday, December 26 at 7:45 a.m.


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.

To obtain a Connecticut Driver's License, you must first obtain an Adult Learner's Permit.
 
You can then make an appointment to take the road test by calling the DMV Phone Center.  Road testing is only offered at DMV Hub offices.
 
Taking the Road Test at a DMV Office
See what you need to do to take the road test at a DMV office.
 
For additional information please read the Guide to Passing Your Driving Test (Z-17) prior to taking the road test.




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