NOTICE:

➤ Learner’s Permit Knowledge Testing is being done by appointment only at the DMV’s Cheshire (Wednesday – Friday) and Wethersfield (Tuesday – Friday) locations. All appointments will be confirmed or canceled by email. Be sure to check your email prior to heading to the DMV.

➤ For the health and safety of the public as well as our employees, some services including road tests are postponed until further notice.

➤ Extensions provided for renewals of driver’s licenses, non-driver ID cards, vehicle registrations, emissions testing and other credentials, expiring between March 10 and June 30. For details, visit CTDMV.info

➤ Vehicle and boat registration drop-off services are available at DMV’s Enfield, Old Saybrook and Waterbury locations. Learn More

➤ Many DMV services remain available online, by phone and through the mail. For details, visit CTDMV.info

The DMV’s staff is working diligently to reduce its backlog and to provide critical services to essential businesses. Transactions are being completed as quickly as possible, in the order in which they are received. The average turnaround time is approximately 20 business days. The DMV appreciates the public’s patience as it navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to Call Us

EXTENSIONS GRANTED:  DMV has extended the expiration dates for driver's licenses, vehicle registrations, emissions testing, disabled parking placards and many other credentials.  Please contact DMV only if you have an urgent matter.  For all extensions and service updates, visit:  https://ctdmv.info

DMV's Telephone Center hours with operators on duty are:

Monday- Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Telephone Center numbers:

860-263-5700 (Within Hartford area or outside of Connecticut)
800-842-8222 (Elsewhere in Connecticut)

Best Times to call:

Wednesday - All day
Thursday- morning

Most of your questions can be answered by calling our 24 hour automated telephone system or if you prefer by utilizing this website.

For Driver's License Suspension information, you may email at dmv.suspension@ct.gov or please call 860-263-5720.

For Insurance Compliance Suspension information, please call 860-263-5725.