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Please note: Anyone entering any DMV location will be required to wear a facial covering. This includes anyone taking a road skills test.

STAND DOWN 2021: CT DMV will provide in-person services for military veterans on Friday, Sept. 24 at Stand Down hosted by the state Department of Veterans Affairs. Click here for details.

Hamden Office

This office operates by appointment only.  See services offered below.
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1985 State Street
Hamden, CT 06517

 

Hamden DMV

 

 

 

 

Hours of Operation:
By Appointment Only 

 

Customers visiting this office can obtain:
  • Driver's License Services - Renewals (including CDLs and Hazmat Endorsements).
  • Duplicates and Name Changes - to Driver's Licenses and Non-Driver IDs.
  • Registration Services - New Registrations; Plate Transfers to New Vehicle; Add/Remove Owner or Registration; Temporary Registrations; Boat Registrations; Replace Lost/Stolen Plate; Name Changes. 
  • New Residents - Transfer your Driver's License and/or Vehicle Registration.
  • Non-Driver ID Cards - New/First-Time Issued; Renewals.
  • Learner's Permit Knowledge Testing
  • Driver's License Road Testing
  • CDL Knowledge Testing
  • CDL Upgrades / Add Endorsements (already passed all tests)
  • Repay CDL Skills Test Fee
  • Motorcycle Knowledge Testing
  • Dealers and Titling Services - No more than 2 (two) appointments per day may be scheduled.

 

Acceptable forms of payment are: cash, money orders, personal checks, bank checks, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover and most debit cards. Please make all checks payable to DMV.

Directions

Traveling I-91 North: Take exit 5. At the traffic light proceed straight on State Street. DMV is approximately 3 miles on the right.

Traveling I-91 South: Take exit 10. Take first exit off the ramp (exit 1). Take a right off the exit to the traffic light. At the traffic light, take a right onto State Street. DMV is approximately 3 miles on the left.

Traveling Route 15 North: Take exit 62 and a left onto Dixwell Avenue. Go three tenths of a mile to Route 5 (State Street). Take a right onto State Street. DMV is approximately 3 miles on the left.

Traveling Route 15 South: Take exit 63 (Bishop Street). Turn left at end of the ramp. Take a left at first traffic light (Bishop Street Route 22). Take a right at second light (State Street/Route 5). DMV is 5 miles on the left.