DMV: Exchange Your Non-Driver Photo ID for a Driver's License or Learner's Permit

How to Exchange from Your Connecticut Non-Driver Photo ID
to a Learner's Permit or Driver's License

COMING SOON:  DMV will soon give customers the convenience of making road test appointments online.  See more information here
 
Your non-driver ID card must be unexpired or not expired for longer than two years to qualify for an exchange.
 
If you have a Connecticut DMV-issued ID card, you may exchange it for a new learner's permit or your previous driverís license without bringing all of your identity documents to DMV.  Select your choice below and follow the instructions:
Exchange a Connecticut Non-Driver ID for a New Learnerís Permit
 
What to do:
Fees:
  • Testing and permit fees must be paid at the time of making your appointment.
  • Please see Exchange fee chart.
 
Exchange Your Non-Driver ID for Your Previous Driverís License
 
The process to exchange your non-driver ID for your previous driverís license is based on the expiration date of your previous driverís license.  Select your choice below and follow the instructions.
Exchange a Connecticut Non-Driver Photo ID for a Driver's License (Previous License is Valid for Longer than 6 Months)
 
If your previous license is valid for longer than 6 months, you will be issued a duplicate of your previous driver license.
 
What to do: 
What to bring:
What it will cost:
Exchange a Connecticut Non-Driver Photo ID for a Driver's License (Previous License is Expiring within 6 Months or has Expired for Less Than 2 Years)
 
If your previous license is expiring within 6 months or has expired less than 2 years, you will be issued a renewal of your previous driverís license.
 
What to do:
  • Proceed to any DMV office (AAA offices do not provide this service).
What to bring:
  • You have the option to bring your non-driver ID card as your only required form of identification. You also have the option to have your identity verified through the Real ID program, if you have not done so already. If you choose this option, you will be required to provide additional identification and your driverís license will meet federal standards. 
  • If your name has changed, please see name change documents section on acceptable forms of identification (scroll down to Section 5 on list).
  • Non-U.S. citizens may be required to provide additional identification
What it will cost:
 
 




Content Last Modified on 7/29/2015 12:02:46 PM