➤ 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

➤ 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

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.

Rescheduling a Road Test Appointment
Please see situations below and follow the steps to reschedule your road test appointment.
Unable to Keep Road Test Appointment
If you are unable to keep your road test appointment, you must visit DMV's online appointment system prior to the scheduled test date.  Failure to do so will result in a forfeit of the prepaid testing fee.  
Road Test Cancellations
Road testing may be cancelled in certain areas of the state due to inclement weather. 
If testing has been cancelled, you will be sent an e-mail to the address provided to DMV at the time of your appointment.  It will provide instructions for the rescheduling of your driver's license test.
If testing is being conducted, you are expected to appear for the scheduled test or you will forfeit the testing fee.