The deadline to register to vote through the DMV for the November 3, 2020 election is October 27, 2020. Recently expired licenses or ID cards that are subject to the extensions are still valid to use for voting. Learn more about elections and voting.

16 and 17 Year Olds Who Hold an Out-of-State License

 
NOTE: This service is only provided at a DMV Hub and Enfield Office.


All applicants must supply identification and address verification same as License Requirements for New Residents.   

In addition, a 16-or 17-year-old with a valid license who wants to obtain a Connecticut license must:

  • Complete the 8-hour Safe Driving Practices class at a commercial driving school or secondary school in Connecticut, including the 2-hour parent/legal guardian training.

When they come to the DMV to surrender their out-of-state license and obtain a Connecticut driver license, they must:

  • Provide a Certificate of Completion of Safe Driving Practices class (CS1)
  • Pass a vision test
  • Pass a road test
Bring glasses or contact lenses if needed for testing.


Please be aware of the passenger restrictions and other laws for newly licensed 16-and 17-year-olds in Connecticut.