Obtaining a Motorcycle Endorsement
All applicants must complete a novice motorcycle safety course before obtaining a motorcycle endorsement. Please carefully review the following information.
PLEASE NOTE: Not all DMV offices offer knowledge testing. Click here to find an office near you.
A motorcycle endorsement, designated by the letter "M" on a Connecticut Driver's License, allows you to operate a motorcycle on public highways.
To obtain a motorcycle endorsement, you must complete the following steps:
Complete a novice motorcycle safety course approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles. The course certificate is valid for two years from date of completion.
This course includes classroom and skills training on a motorcycle. See list of approved motorcycle safety course providers
Once you have successfully completed a motorcycle safety course, you must go to a DMV HUB Office
to have an "M" endorsement added to your Connecticut Driver's License.
What it will cost:
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 2/26/2013 2:57:14 PM