DMV: Replacing Your Driver's License, Learner's Permit or Non-Driver ID

DMV Easy Answers for
Replacing Your Driver's License, Learner's Permit
or Non-Driver ID
If your Connecticut license, ID card or learnerís permit has been lost or destroyed, and you need to obtain a duplicate, you may do one of the following, depending on the type of duplicate you are requesting:

1.   Obtain a Duplicate by Mail, Email or Fax
If the information on your credential will remain the same (e.g. name, address), you may get a duplicate by using one of the following options: (*Drive Only licenses are not eligible for this service).
By Mail:
By Email or Fax:
  • You may email the above completed form to  or
  • You may fax the above completed form to (860) 263-5591.   
After one business day, contact the Centralized Issuance Operations Unit at (860) 263-5401 (Monday Ė Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) to make a credit card payment (Mastercard, Visa, Discover ONLY).
Your duplicate credential will be mailed directly to the address on file and you will receive it in approximately 5-7 business days. 
2. Visit a DMV Office
This option is available for all license, ID and permit types.
3. Visit a DMV Express Office 
**No CDLs, commercial learnerís permits or licenses with passenger endorsements, and no Drive Only licenses.
NOTE:  You will not receive a permanent driverís license or ID card when you appear in person.  It will arrive through the mail.  If you appear in person for a duplicate you will receive a temporary paper card.  For more on this, please see Central Issuance. After visiting an office, you can track the delivery of your new card.
What it will cost:
  • $30 to replace a driver's license, Commercial Driver's License (CDL), or non-driver photo ID.
  • $19 to replace a learner's permit.
  • $16 to replace a motorcycle learner's permit.
  • $8 convenience fee for DMV transactions processed at AAA offices, Milford and North Haven Nutmeg Financial Credit Union, Stamford (The WorkPlace, Inc.) and West Haven City Hall.
  • $10 to replace a Commercial Driver Instruction Permit (CDIP).

Content Last Modified on 6/7/2019 11:36:13 AM