DMV: Driver's License - New Resident Requirements

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for New Resident License Requirements

Holiday Closing:  On Friday, May 24, DMV offices will close at 12:30 p.m. for the Memorial Day holiday.  Offices will remain closed on Saturday, May 25 and will reopen on Tuesday, May 28 at 7:45 a.m.    

NEW PROCESS: You will not receive a permanent driver license or ID card while at a DMV office.   It will arrive through the mail.  You will be required to surrender your out-of-state driver's license and will receive a temporary paper card.  For more on this, please see Central Issuance.  After visiting an office, you can track the delivery of your new card.

This service is provided at DMV Hub Offices.
Note: Once you have established residency in Connecticut, you have 30 days to transfer your out-of-state license to Connecticut.
What to do:
What to bring:
What it will cost:
  • $40 application fee. See acceptable forms of payment.
  • $72 or $84 license fee. Fee varies on number of years the license will be valid.
For additional information, please see Licensing Requirements for New Residents.

Content Last Modified on 11/5/2018 9:24:12 AM