➤ For the health and safety of the public as well as our employees, some services including road tests are postponed until further notice. All offices remain closed with exception of those offering "appointment-only" Learner's Permit Knowledge Testing. For all DMV service updates, visit

➤ Extensions provided for renewals of driver’s licenses, non-driver ID cards, vehicle registrations, emissions testing and other credentials, expiring between March 10 and June 30. For details, visit

➤ Vehicle and boat registration drop-off services are available at DMV’s Enfield, Old Saybrook and Waterbury locations. Learn More

➤ Many DMV services remain available online, by phone and through the mail. For details, visit

The DMV’s staff is working diligently to reduce its backlog and to provide critical services to essential businesses. Transactions are being completed as quickly as possible, in the order in which they are received. The average turnaround time is approximately 20 business days. The DMV appreciates the public’s patience as it navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vehicle and Boat Registration Drop-Off Service 
(Credit Card or Check payment only)


The Process: 

Customers can drop off registration paperwork at DMV offices in Enfield, Old Saybrook and Waterbury.  Customers can leave an envelope filled with their required documents in drop-off box within the office entrance.

Customers can pay by:

  • CHECK - Please date, make payable to "DMV" and sign.  You will receive a receipt with the cost of the transaction with your registration.
  • CREDIT CARD - We will call you.  Make sure phone number listed is correct number.  (Visa, Discover, Mastercard and Amex are acceptable.)
Available ONLY at the following DMV offices:
Dates/Times Available:

*Drop boxes available from 7:45 am to 12 pm, and 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., on:

  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
What to include in your envelope: 
  • Completed vehicle registration application signed by all listed owners (Form H-13B).  Download here. (Trucks and Trailers SECTION 8 must be completed.)
  • Completed drop off formIndividual customer form.   Licensed dealership form.  *Include best contact number for efficient service.   
  • Original certificate of title
  • Bill of sale
  • Copy of your driver’s license or ID (for each person listed on registration)
  • Copy of insurance card (Make sure it is valid and name must match registration.)
  • Proof of emissions test (if vehicle has title from outside CT). Find a testing station here
  • IF TRANSFERRING PLATES, attach copy of current registration.
  • IF MINOR DOING A REGISTRATION, include completed PARENTAL CONSENT FORM (Form 2-D). Download here

***Boats – Additional Requirements

If registering a boat, see additional requirements:


DMV Time-Saving Tip for New Registration - Proof of Ownership 

If a title is required, be sure it has been properly signed over in the name of the person registering the vehicle. This is usually on the back of the certificate of title.