DMV: Learner's Permit - Obtaining

Obtaining a Learner's Permit for 16-and 17-Year-Olds

Before earning a driver's license, all 16-and 17-year-olds must first obtain a learner's permit to practice driving. 

Learner's permit testing is offered by appointment only at the following DMV offices: Bridgeport, Cheshire, Danbury, Hamden, Norwalk, Old SaybrookWaterbury, Wethersfield and Willimantic. Make your appointment here.

To apply for a learner's permit, the applicant must:

Once you have parental or legal guardian permission, and feel prepared for the knowledge test, please follow these steps:

NOTE:  If the applicant currently holds a Non-Driver Identification Card, he or she must surrender it when issued a learner's permit.

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For individuals requiring hearing interpreter services:
 
Please visit the office where your appointment is scheduled prior to your appointment date so we can schedule a date and time for hearing interpreter services from the Commission on the Deaf and Hearing Impaired.  A new appointment date and time will then be scheduled according to the availability of the hearing interpreter services.
 

 




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