The deadline to register to vote through the DMV for the November 3, 2020 election is October 27, 2020. Recently expired licenses or ID cards that are subject to the extensions are still valid to use for voting. Learn more about elections and voting.

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.

DMV Middletown Service Center (limited services)

Due to security reasons, cash is not accepted at the DMV Middletown Service Center. Acceptable forms of payment are: personal checks, bank checks, money orders, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover and most debit cards with Mastercard/Visa logo.

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.