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Non-Driver ID Renewal

Renew your non-driver ID online without waiting in line

Non-Driver ID Renewal

Renew your non-driver ID online without waiting in line
Please note:

Deadlines extended due to COVID-19  – The DMV is extending the deadline to renew your non-driver ID. Eligible ID holders will not be charged a late fee. Learn more about deadline extensions.

Eligible extensions

Extensions only apply to credentials that expire in the dates shown below.

If the item expired or will expire:
IT REMAINS VALID:
If the item expired or will expire:
Calendar Icon From MARCH 1, 2020 to DECEMBER 31, 2020
IT REMAINS VALID:
Calendar Icon For ONE (1) YEAR after the expiration date printed on the credential.
If the item expired or will expire:
Calendar Icon From JANUARY 1, 2021 to MARCH 31, 2021
IT REMAINS VALID:
Calendar Icon Through DECEMBER 31, 2021
"REAL ID" is here
Starting October 1, 2021, the U.S. Federal Government will require anyone boarding an airplane for domestic travel or entering certain federal buildings to have a "verified" driver's license or state-issued ID card, or be required to show additional proof of identification, such as a U.S. passport.  Check your license, you may already have the gold star!  See more information about the REAL ID Program.  Learn more about REAL ID and air travel on the TSA website
Estimated time to renew ID online: 7 minutes
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Your options to renew

  • Online
  • In person
  • Other ways to renew
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You may renew your ID on your ID expiration date or as early as 180 days (six months) before your ID expires.  

You cannot renew online if any of the following scenarios are true for you: 

  • You did not get a new photo taken the last time you renewed your ID.


  • You are applying for a REAL ID license for the first time. To get a REAL ID, please apply in person.


  • Your ID has been expired for more than 2 years. Please follow the procedure for obtaining a new ID card.

  • You are living in a homeless shelter and wish to do a no fee renewal.

  • You are a blind veteran and wish to do a no fee renewal.

  • If your non-driver ID card is expired two or more years, follow the procedure for obtaining a new ID card.
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If you cannot renew online, please renew in person or by mail instead. 


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Step 1: Gather what you’ll need
 
  • Your first and last name exactly as it appears on your current non-driver ID

  • Your date of birth

  • Your street address

  • Your non-driver ID number

  • Your social security number

  • A credit or debit card

Step 2: Renew online
 

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Step 3: Get your ID in the mail

 

Your ID will arrive through the mail within 20 days. You can keep your expiring ID if there are no changes other than address.  For more on this, please see Central Issuance

 

Track the delivery of your new card to see when it will arrive.

 

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The fee for your ID renewal is computer-generated as DMV phases in the 8-year license. Your renewal letter will indicate the length on your expiration.

Renewal fees

  • 6-year non-driver ID renewal: $24.00

  • 8-year non-driver ID renewal: $32.00

No fee renewal

If you are a blind veteran or living in a homeless shelter, you can renew your ID for free in person or by mail. See more information about renewing in-person or by mail .

 

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  • Who's eligible
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You may renew your ID on your ID expiration date or as early as 180 days (six months) before your ID expires.

If your non-driver ID card is expired two or more years, follow the procedure for obtaining a new ID card.

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Step 1: Gather what you’ll need
 

The renewal application form that you received in the mail (if available).

 

Step 2: Gather additional documents (if applicable)

 

  • If you are applying for a REAL ID verified non-driver ID, you must bring additional accepted forms of identification. If you already have a verified ID, you do not need to re-apply. 

  • If you have had a name change since your ID card was issued you must present an original or certified copy of a marriage license, civil union certificate, divorce decree, or a probate court name change document to verify the name change.

  • If you are living in a homeless shelter, you are eligible for a no fee renewal. Please provide proof of residency from an authorized shelter or transitional housing location in Connecticut, you are eligible for a no fee registration.  The identification card application (form B-230) must be signed by an official from the shelter or transitional housing location.

  • If you are a blind veteran, you are eligible for a no fee renewal. Please provide a Certificate of Blindness form from the Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind or a letter from a doctor/optometrist that they meet the definition of blind as defined in Connecticut General Statutes 1-1f(a) and provide a DD214 indicating they have been honorably discharged.

Step 3: Make an appointment

 

Appointments can be made at a DMV office, select AAA and Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union locations (Milford | North Haven), or the West Haven City Hall.

 

NOTE:  AAA locations, Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union and West Haven City Hall may charge a convenience fee up to $8.00 per DMV transaction.

 


Make an appointment

 

Step 4: Get your ID in the mail

Your ID will arrive through the mail within 20 days. You can keep your expiring ID if there are no changes other than address.  For more on this, please see Central Issuance

 

Track the delivery of your new card to see when it will arrive. 

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The fee for your ID renewal is computer-generated as DMV phases in the 8-year ID. Your renewal letter will indicate the length on your expiration.

Renewal Fees

  • 6-year ID renewal: $24.00

  • 8-year ID renewal: $32.00

No fee renewal

If you are a blind veteran or living in a homeless shelter, you can renew your ID for free in person or by mail.

 

Other Fees

  • AAA locations, Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union and West Haven City Hall may charge a convenience fee up to $8.00 per DMV transaction.

 

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You can renew by mail in the following scenarios:


Military

You are active duty in the U.S. military or were honorably discharged in the last 60 days, you can renew your non-driver identification card by mail for free. Learn more about how military personnel can renew their non-driver identification card by mail for free

Medically unable to appear

You have a major medical condition and cannot go to a DMV branch. You may request a renewal of your non-driver identification card by mail by completing Form B-350 and Form CI-1.  
 
Temporarily out of state or country

You are currently not in Connecticut. You can renew by mail and the non-driver identification card will be mailed to the out of state/country address.
 
Incarcerated

If you are incarcerated, you can renew your non-driver identification card by mail. You must provide your inmate number. The non-driver identification card will be sent to your facility. 
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You cannot renew by mail if any of the following scenarios are true for you:

 

  • You have already renewed your ID once through the mail or online. 

  • Your new ID will only be mailed to the mailing address you provide DMV. If you have mail forwarding you will NOT receive your ID.

  • If you have established residency in another state, you must obtain a license in your state of residency and may not renew your Connecticut ID. 

 
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To renew by mail:
 
To renew by email or fax:
 
  • You must fill out Connecticut Driver’s License/Identification Card by Mail (Form B-350) and (Form CI-1 -if applicable) 

  • E-mail completed form(s) to DMV.CIU@ct.gov or fax to 860-263-5591.

  • After one business day contact the Mail-in License Transaction Unit at (860) 263-5401 (Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.) to make a credit card payment (MASTERCARD, VISA OR DISCOVER ONLY).

 
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The fee for your ID renewal is computer-generated as DMV phases in the 8-year license. Your renewal letter will indicate your fee.

 

Renewal Fees:

  • 6-year ID renewal: $24.00

  • 8-year ID renewal: $32.00

No fee renewal:

If you are a blind veteran or living in a homeless shelter, you can renew your ID for free in person or by mail.