16 and 17 Year Olds Who Hold an Out-of-State License
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
Please be aware of the passenger restrictions and other laws for newly licensed 16-and 17-year-olds in Connecticut.