DMV: 16 and 17 Year Olds Who Hold an Out-of-State License

16 and 17 Year Olds Who Hold an Out-of-State License

 
SERVICE ADVISORY:  DMV will close for the Labor Day holiday as usual on Friday, Sept. 4, at 12:30 p.m. and will not have its half-day office hours the next day, Saturday. This follows contractual agreements related to state and federal holidays that occur on Mondays as Labor Day does. Offices will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7:45 a.m. 
 
NOTE: This service is only provided at a DMV Hub Office.

All applicants must supply identification and address verification same as License Requirements for New Residents.   

In addition, a 16-or 17-year-old with a valid license who wants to obtain a Connecticut license must:

  • Complete the 8-hour Safe Driving Practices class at a commercial driving school or secondary school in Connecticut, including the 2-hour parent/legal guardian training.

When they come to the DMV to surrender their out-of-state license and obtain a Connecticut driver license, they must:

  • Provide a Certificate of Completion of Safe Driving Practices class (CS1)
  • Pass a vision test
  • Pass a road test
Bring glasses or contact lenses if needed for testing.
 

Please be aware of the passenger restrictions and other laws for newly licensed 16-and 17-year-olds in Connecticut.   





Content Last Modified on 7/29/2015 11:29:49 AM