Second DUI Conviction in Connecticut
If the suspension is the result of a second DUI conviction in Connecticut, the duration of suspension is one year from the effective date of suspension. However, if the operator is under 21 years of age, the duration of suspension is three years from the effective date of suspension or until the date of the operator's 21st birthday, whichever is longer.
Before a license can be restored, the operator must have completed a Substance Abuse Treatment Program, approved by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles. Contact one of the following providers that conduct the program for DMV promptly as the minimum period of participation is approximately nine months.
The Commonwealth Group
1-800-257-9990 or 860-645-0553
Connecticut Renaissance, Inc.
Phoenix Houses of New England
Additionally, following restoration of your valid operator's license, an approved Ignition Interlock Device
. must be installed and maintained in all vehicles owned or operated by you for a period of twenty-four months.
Before a license can be restored, a check or money order in the amount of $175 payable to "DMV" must be mailed, along with any necessary documents at least two weeks prior to the eligibility date to the following address:
State of Connecticut
Department of Motor Vehicles
Driver Services Division
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Note: Please clearly print your name, current address and date of birth on all correspondence. You cannot operate a motor vehicle until you receive an official notice from the Department of Motor Vehicles informing you that the restoration has been processed following installation of the Ignition Interlock Device.