➤ 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 four weeks. The DMV appreciates the public’s patience as it navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Renewal

 
***EXTENSION OFFERED:  DMV is offering a 180-day extension period to Connecticut residents with expiring driver's licenses, ID cards and learner's permits. Credentials that expire between March 10, 2020 and June 30, 2020 are automatically covered by this extension. No late fees will be assessed for eligible credentials.  For additional service updates, visit https://CTDMV.info
You will not receive a permanent driver license or ID card while at a DMV office.   It will arrive through the mail.  You may retain your expiring license or ID provided there are no changes other than address.  For more on this, please see Central Issuance. After visiting an office, you can track the delivery of your new card.

 

A renewal form will be mailed to you at your current address listed on your license file, please follow the instructions included with your renewal form.  You are required by law to notify the DMV of any address changes within 48 hours. 

Hazmat Endorsement renewals can only be processed at DMV Hub Offices.

 
Documents Required:

To renew your CDL, you must proceed to your local DMV office and provide the following:

If your license is suspended here or in any other state, your license will not be renewed until your license privilege is restored.

 
Fees:

  • CDLs are renewed for a four-year period at a fee of $70. 
  • With a public passenger endorsement or restriction, the fee is $118.
  • NOTE:  A $25 late fee will be charged for the renewal of an expired Commercial Driver's License.

Please see Acceptable Forms of Payment.