➤ 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.

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For Immediate Release
January 9, 2020
DMV Office Schedule in Recognition of Martin Luther King Day


WETHERSFIELD – Department of Motor Vehicles major customer service offices will close for the Martin Luther King Day holiday on Friday, January 17, at 12:30 p.m. and reopen Tuesday, January 21, at 7:45 a.m. 

In addition, DMV's licensing partners that process renewals, duplicates and name changes for driver licenses and non-driver ID cards will have the following schedule:

  • AAA offices in Avon, Cromwell, Enfield, Manchester, Old Saybrook, Southington,Waterford and West Hartford will be open for normal business hours.  
  • The Milford and North Haven will be open for its normal business hours on Friday and Saturday, and closed on Monday, January 20. 
  • The Stamford (WorkPlace, Inc.) office will be open on Friday, January 17 for normal business hours and closed Monday, January 20.
  • The West Haven City Hall office will be open on Friday, January 17, for normal business hours.
For additional information on DMV service locations and hours of operation, visit

Online Services
DMV also offers a variety of online services, including vehicle registration renewal payments.  For a list of services, visit  

Pay By Phone and Other Automated Services 
Customers can also pay certain fees by phone, including vehicle registration renewal and driver license restoration.  To use these services, call (860) 263-5700.