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{Andres Ayala Commissioner}
Welcome to the Department of
Motor Vehicles. Information here covers a variety of topics to help you with doing business at DMV. We work daily to improve both customer service and quality throughout our operations and offices. You can also get to know the Commissioner through a special video in which he describes customer services on the DMV website.
Drive Only Program has no cutoff date.
Study driver's manual and then make your appointment for the test.
Remember, foreign birth certificates are not accepted as identification.
See the Drive Only document checklist to see
what is required to apply - English version | Spanish version
Friday, May 22, 2015
DMV Thanks Veterans for their Service and Reminds Them of Benefits Available
  DMV in observance of Memorial Day is reminding veterans they can apply to have their status marked on a Connecticut Driver’s License or state-issued ID. The DMV and AAA offices will issue drivers’ licenses and ID cards that will include the symbol of an American Flag to identify veteran status.

Friday, May 22, 2015
DMV Office Schedule in Recognition of Memorial Day
  Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers will close for the Memorial Day holiday on Friday, May 22 at 12:30 p.m. and reopen Tuesday, May 26 at 7:45 a.m. All AAA offices will be open to process renewals for driver licenses and non-driver ID cards during their normal business hours on Saturday, May 23.

Friday, May 22, 2015
DMV Warns About the Dangers, Penalties of Drinking and Driving and Underage Drinking
  DMV is reminding motorists as warm weather holiday travel starts and parties are planned that drinking and driving is illegal for all ages, and underage drinking can lead to many tragic consequences and also a suspension of a driver’s license when convicted for possession of alcohol.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and the Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) are urging residents to seek information regarding the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s recall – affecting nearly 34 million vehicles made by at least 11 companies – because of Takata-made airbags.

Thursday, May 07, 2015
Teen Driver, Passenger Fatalities at Historic Lows, According to New DMV Report
  DMV released its 2014 Teen Safe Driving Report showing for the first time in more than a decade no 16 or 17-year-old passengers died in a crash of a vehicle driven by another 16- or 17-year-old driver. May is National Youth Traffic Safety Month.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
DMV, Law Enforcement Issue Reminder About Parking Spaces for Disabled People
  DMV and Connecticut law enforcement would like to remind motorists that handicapped parking spaces are only for those with disabilities qualifying them for the handicapped parking placard.

Thursday, April 09, 2015
Teens From Around the State Honored in DMV-Travelers 7th Annual Teen Safe Driving Contest Ceremony
  Congratulations to all the Connecticut high school students who participated.

Saturday, December 06, 2014
DMV Step-By-Step Process for Obtaining a Drive Only License
  The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is now offering an appointment-only system for undocumented individuals who would like to take the knowledge test that is the first step leading to a Drive Only license. Here is a presentation of the step-by-step process individuals must follow to obtain this Drive Only license. This presentation can be useful to individuals seeking information as well as community organizers who want training to help with explanations in group settings.

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