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Request a duplicate learner's permit

Get a new learner's permit if yours was lost or destroyed

Request a duplicate learner's permit

Get a new learner's permit if yours was lost or destroyed
Estimated time to request a duplicate learner’s permit online: 5-7 minutes
Get Started

Your options to request a duplicate learner’s permit:

  • Online
  • In Person
  • Other
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If your learner’s permit is lost or destroyed, you can get a duplicate learner’s permit online.

You cannot request a duplicate learner’s permit online if any of the following scenarios are true for you:

  • Your name has changed since you got your learner’s permit . Learn how to change your name on your learner’s permit .
  • You have a drive only learner’s permit . Please make an appointment to request a duplicate drive only learner’s permit in person.
  • You have a commercial learner’s permit . Please make an appointment to request a duplicate commercial driver's learner’s permit in person.
  • You have a motorcycle learner’s permit . Please make an appointment to request a duplicate motorcycle driver's learner’s permit in person.

    If you cannot request your duplicate learner’s permit online, please replace it in person instead.
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Step 1: Gather what you’ll need

  • Your first and last name exactly as it appears on your current learner's permit
  • Your date of birth
  • Your street address
  • Your learner's permit number
  • Your social security number
  • A credit or debit card
Step 2: Request a duplicate learner's permit online

Get Started

 

Step 3: Get your learner's permit in the mail

Your permit will arrive through the mail within 20 days. For more information, please see Central Issuance.

 

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

 

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Fee to request a duplicate learner's permit

  • Fee to request a duplicate learner's permit: $19.00
  • Refunds will not be given unless permitted under law
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If your learner's permit is lost or destroyed, you can get a duplicate permit.

 

If your name or address has changed since you got your permit, there are additional steps to update your address on your new permit. Learn how to change your address.

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Step 1: Print and complete the required form

Step 2: Make an appointment

When replacing a learner's permit, please make an appointment at a DMV office. Commercial learner's permit, motorcycle learner’s permit and drive only learner’s permit can only be replaced in a DMV office.


You may also make an appointment at a AAA location, Milford and North Haven Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union. These locations charge a convenience fee up to $8.00 per DMV transaction.


 

 

Make an appointment



Step 3: Get your learner's permit in the mail


You will get a temporary permit at your appointment. Your permanent learner's permit card will arrive through the mail.

 

Your new permit will only be mailed to the mailing address on file with the DMV. If you have mail forwarding, you will NOT receive your new learner's permit.

 

For more on this, please see Central Issuance.

 

After visiting an office, you can track the delivery of your new card to see when it will arrive.

 

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Fee to request a duplicate learner's permit

  • Fee to request a duplicate learner's permit: $19.00
  • Fee to request a duplicate motorcycle learner’s permit: $16.00
  • Fee to request a duplicate commercial learner’s permit: $10.00
  • Fee to request a duplicate drive only learner’s permit: $19.00

Additional fees
 
  • AAA offices, Milford and North Haven Nutmeg Financial Credit Union and West Haven City Hall may charge a convenience fee of up to $8.00 per DMV transaction.

 

See acceptable forms of payment.

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If your learner's permit is lost or destroyed, you can get a duplicate permit.

If your address has changed since you got your permit, there are additional steps to update your address on your new permit. Learn how to change your address.

You cannot request a duplicate learner's permit by mail or email if any of the following scenarios are true for you:

If you cannot request a duplicate permit by mail or email, please replace it in person instead.

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To request a duplicate learner's permit by mail:

  • Complete a REQUEST FOR A CONNECTICUT DRIVER'S LICENSE/IDENTIFICATION CARD BY MAIL (form B-350).
  • Provide a check or money order made payable to “DMV,”. All checks must be drawn on a United States Bank and made payable in United States funds.
  • Mail form and payment to:

    Department of Motor Vehicles
    60 State Street
    Wethersfield, CT 06109
    Attention: Central Issuance Operations Unit
  • Your duplicate credential will be mailed directly to the address on file and you will receive it within 20 days.

To request a duplicate learner's permit by email:

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Fee to request a duplicate learner's permit

  • Fee to request a duplicate learner's permit: $19.00
  • Fee to request a duplicate commercial learner’s permit: $10.00

 

See acceptable forms of payment.