Transactions for documents mailed and dropped off are being completed as quickly as possible, in the order in which they are received. The average turnaround time is approximately four weeks. The DMV appreciates the public’s patience as it navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 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.