➤ Learner’s Permit Knowledge Testing is being done by appointment only at the DMV’s Cheshire (Wednesday – Friday) and Wethersfield (Tuesday – Friday) locations. All appointments will be confirmed or canceled by email. Be sure to check your email prior to heading to the DMV.

➤ For the health and safety of the public as well as our employees, some services including road tests are postponed until further notice.

➤ 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 four weeks. The DMV appreciates the public’s patience as it navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Commercial Vehicle Inspection Reference
CVSA Active Inspection Bulletins

2020-02 – Roadside Examination of Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Status (Created 2-2-2020)

2020-01 – Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Agreement Enforcement Bulletin for 2020 Registration Year (Created 1-1-2020)

2019-04 – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Under-21 Military CDL Pilot Program (Created 12-10-2019)

2019-03 – Evolving Commercial Vehicle Tire Design Tread Depth Measurement Inspection (Created 9-26-2019)

2019-02 – 2013-2018 Dodge Ram 2500-3500 Drag Link Assembly Welds (Created 8-14-2019)

2018-04 – Air Disc Brake Inspection (Created 9-27-2018)

2018-03 – Doleco USA Textile Link Tiedown Assembly (Created 9-27-2018)

2017-05 - Handheld and ELDs (Revised 4-12-18)
2012-05 — Automatic On-Board Recording Devices (AOBRDs) Hand-Held (Revised 12-6-2017)
2006-01 — Camshaft Bushings (Revised 04-27-2017)
FMCSA Bulletins
ELD Info
Truck Renting and Leasing Association
Effective: October 11, 2017; Expires: October 11, 2022
United Parcel Service
Effective: October 20, 2017; Expires: October 20, 2022
Motion Picture Association of America
Effective: January 19, 2018; Expires: January 19, 2023
Effective: January 26, 2018; Expires: January 25, 2023
Effective: March 18, 2018; Expires: June 18, 2018
Limited 90-Day Waiver for Truck Renting and Leasing Association
Effective: January 19, 2018; Expires: April 19, 2018
Additional ELD Reference
Additional Info

How to use the HMR 8-20-2019

Hazmat Transportation Requirements 8-24-2018