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for New Resident License Requirements
***EXTENSION OFFERED: For any person who moved to Connecticut after March 10, 2020, DMV is extending by 180 days the period of time that person has to obtain a license, registration or emissions inspection in Connecticut.  Learn more.
Make an Appointment at DMV
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.