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Request a duplicate driver’s license

Get a new license if yours was lost or destroyed

Request a duplicate driver’s license

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

Your options to request a duplicate driver’s license:

  • Online
  • In Person
  • Other
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  • Who’s eligible
  • How to
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If your driver’s license is lost or destroyed, you can get a duplicate license online.

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

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Step 1: Gather what you’ll need

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

Get Started

 

Step 3: Get your driver’s license in the mail

Your license 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 driver’s license

  • Fee to request a duplicate driver’s license: $30.00
  • Refunds will not be given unless permitted under law
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If your driver’s license is lost or destroyed, you can get a duplicate license.

 

If your name or address has changed since you got your last license, there are additional steps to update your address on your new license. 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 driver’s license, please make an appointment at a DMV office.


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


 

 

Make an appointment



Step 3: Get your driver’s license in the mail


You will get a temporary license at your appointment. Your permanent driver’s license card will arrive through the mail.

 

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

 

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 driver’s license

  • Fee to request a duplicate driver’s license: $30.00

Additional fees
 
  • AAA offices and Nutmeg Financial Credit Union may charge a convenience fee of up to $8.00 per DMV transaction.

 

See acceptable forms of payment.

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  • Who’s eligible
  • How to
  • Fees
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If your driver’s license is lost or destroyed, you can get a duplicate license.

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

You cannot request a duplicate driver’s license by mail or email if any of the following scenarios are true for you:

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

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To request a duplicate driver’s license by mail:

  • Complete a REQUEST FOR A CONNECTICUT DRIVER'S LICENSE/IDENTIFICATION CARD BY MAIL (form B-350).
  • Provide a check or money order for $30.00 made payable to “DMV,” or you can pay the fee by credit card over the phone (please see instructions below). 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 driver’s license by email:

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Fee to request a duplicate driver’s license 

  • Fee to request a duplicate driver’s license: $30.00

 

See acceptable forms of payment.