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Driver's License Fees 

 
Acceptable Forms of Payment at DMV office locations.

 

Type Fee Duration
New Issue Regular (Non-Commercial)
(in addition customers will pay a $40 examination fee.)

$84

 
Issued for 5 1/2 to 7 years to expire on operator’s birthday. Exact duration of first license depends on the date of issuance and the operator’s particular date of birth.
New Issue Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
(You must have a Connecticut Driver's License prior to obtaining a CDL)
Variable ($70 or $87.50). Issued for 3 1/2 to 5 years to expire on operator’s birthday. Exact duration of first license depends on the date of issuance and the operator’s particular date of birth.
Duplicate License Fee $30 Expiration date does not change.
Making any change to your driver's license
(This fee applies to license upgrades/downgrades)
(Does NOT include renewals)
$30
License Exam Fee $40
Learner's Permit (Class 2) $19
Duplicate Learner's Permit (replacement) $19
Non-Driver Identification Card
(new)
$28
 
New - Issued for 7 years to expire on operator’s birthday. Exact duration of ID depends on the date of issuance and the operator’s particular date of birth.
Replacement - $30
Non-Driver Identification Card (renewal)

$24 for 6 years

$32 for 8 years

This fee will be listed on your renewal notice.
Motorcycle Training Permit $16 Replacement - $16
Endorsement on License for Public Passenger Transportation
$12*
* - There is additional fee of $30 for making a change to your driver's license.
Per year
Commercial Driver's License Knowledge Test
$16
This fee is waived if the operator is a school bus driver and presents a letter of employment from a school bus company.
Commercial Driver's License Skills Test
$30
This fee is waived if the operator is a school bus driver and presents a letter of employment from a school bus company.
Commercial Driver's License Endorsements $5 each
Commercial Driver's License Restrictions $5 each
Commercial Driver's License Learner's Permit
$10
This fee is waived if the operator is a school bus driver and presents a letter of employment from a school bus company.
Upgrade to Commercial Driver's License
$22*
* - There is an additional fee of $30 for making a change to your driver's license.
License Renewals
Regular (Non-Commercial)
$72 for a 6-year license

$96 for an 8-year license

This fee will be listed on your renewal notice.
Regular (Two-year renewal) $24 for a 2-year license* *Option for operators 65 years old or older
Regular - Renewal Late Fee $25
Commercial Driver’s License $70 4 years
Commercial Driver's License - Renewal Late Fee $25
Convenience Fee (DMV Express Locations) Up to $8  Per transaction