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Acceptable Forms of Payment

 
Many DMV transactions require a fee from the customer.  Acceptable forms of payment vary by location and are as follows:
 

Acceptable forms of payment are: cash, money orders, personal checks, bank checks, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover and most debit cards with Mastercard/Visa logo. Please make all checks payable to DMV. 

AAA Locations (limited DMV services)

Acceptable forms of payment are: cash, money orders, personal checks and bank checks.   American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover and most debit cards with Mastercard/Visa logo. Please make all checks payable to DMV. AAA locations may charge a convenience fee up to $8.00 per DMV transaction.

Milford and North Haven Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union (limited DMV services)

Acceptable forms of payment are: cash, money orders, personal checks and bank checks.  American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover and most debit cards with Mastercard/Visa logo. Please make all checks payable to DMV. This location may charge a convenience fee up to $8.00 per DMV transaction. 

West Haven City Hall (limited DMV services)

Acceptable forms of payment are: cash, money orders, personal checks and bank checks.  American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover and most debit cards with Mastercard/Visa logo. Please make all checks payable to DMV. This location charges a convenience fee of $8.00 per DMV transaction.  If paying by check, the fee is payable to "West Haven Chamber of Commerce."

Note: Checks drawn on foreign banks and third party checks are not accepted at any location.  Please also see Fees for Returned Checks or Rejected/Dishonored Credit and Debit Cards.