Obtaining a Motorcycle Endorsement
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Knowledge testing for a motorcycle learner's permit is only provided on a walk-in basis at DMV Hub Offices.
Please carefully review the following information.
A motorcycle endorsement, designated by the letter "M" on a Connecticut Driver's License, allows you to operate a 2-or 3-wheel motorcycle on public highways. The motorcycle endorsement, designated by the letter "M" and the restriction "3" on a Connecticut Driver's License limits you to operate only a 3-wheel motorcycle on public highways.
To obtain a motorcycle endorsement, you must complete the following steps:
What it will cost:
$40 testing fee for the motorcycle knowledge and vision tests.
$30 fee to have the "M" endorsement or the "M" endorsement with "3" restriction added to license.
$16 for motorcycle learner's permit (optional).
Once you earn a motorcycle endorsement, you will be subject to the following restrictions:
Drivers 18 years of age and older may not transport passengers for the first 90 days after obtaining a motorcycle endorsement.
Drivers 16 and 17 years old may not transport any passenger on a motorcycle for a period of six months after receiving his or her motorcycle endorsement.
Content Last Modified on 8/11/2015 3:23:56 PM