NOTICE:

➤ 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 20 business days. The DMV appreciates the public’s patience as it navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Obtaining a Non-Driver Photo ID


NEW PROCESS:
You will not receive a permanent driver license or ID card while 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.

The applicant must be a Connecticut resident. To obtain an ID card, qualified persons must apply at any DMV Hub Offices, as well as Enfield, New Britain, Norwich and Winsted

Please note the following:

  • New-issue ID cards will not be processed at the Putnam Satellite office, Middletown Photo License Center, AAA offices, Milford and North Haven Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union, Stamford (The WorkPlace, Inc.) or West Haven City Hall.  

What to bring:

The non-driver photo ID fee is waived for:

NOTE: If an applicant obtains a Connecticut Driver's License, the identification card must be surrendered when a driver's license is issued.