NOTICE: BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2020, ALL DMV BRANCH OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE TRANSACTION OF BUSINESS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE --- DMV WILL PROVIDE SERVICES ONLINE, THROUGH THE MAIL AND BY PHONE. See list of services and daily status updates on DMV and partner locations.

DMV Easy Answers
for New Resident License Requirements
***EXTENSION OFFERED: For any person who moved to Connecticut after March 10, 2020, DMV is extending by 90 days the period of time that person has to obtain a license, registration or emissions inspection in Connecticut.  For additional DMV service updates, visit https://CTDMV.info
 
This service is provided at DMV Hub Offices.
 
Note: Once you have established residency in Connecticut, you have 30 days to transfer your out-of-state license to Connecticut.
 
What to do:
What to bring:
What it will cost:
  • $40 application fee. See acceptable forms of payment.
  • $72 license fee. Beginning January 1, 2020, this fee will be $84 and the duration of the license will increase.
For additional information, please see Licensing Requirements for New Residents.