Obtaining a Learner's Permit


For qualifications on obtaining a learner's permit for: 

All new drivers are required to obtain a learner's permit before taking the on-the-road skills test for a driver's license. 

Learner's permit testing is offered by appointment only at the following DMV offices:

Make your appointment here.


Studying for the Learner's Permit Knowledge Test

GETTING YOUR PERMIT: You will not receive a learner's permit, permanent driver license or ID card while at a DMV office, AAA office, Milford and North Haven Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union, Stamford (The WorkPlace, Inc.) or West Haven City Hall.   It will arrive through the mail.  You will keep your expiring license/ID and receive a temporary paper card.  For more on this, please see Central Issuance.  After visiting an office, you can track the delivery of your new card.