NOTICE:

ALERT: All DMV offices are closed and all road tests are postponed until further notice. For all DMV service updates, visit CTDMV.info

ALERT: 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 8. For details, visit CTDMV.info

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

DMV is working diligently with limited staff to serve customers and appreciates the public’s patience as it focuses on providing critical services to essential businesses.

Obtaining a Learner's Permit

Payment Options:  Effective January 1, 2020, the "e-check" payment option will no longer be available when scheduling your learner's permit test. 
 

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 or permanent driver license at a DMV office.   It will arrive through the mail.  For more on this, please see Central Issuance.  After visiting an office, you can track the delivery of your new card.