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International Registration Plan (IRP)

Due to a system upgrade, CT DMV will not accept online IRP payments at this time.

Connecticut is a member of the International Registration Plan (IRP). 

Commercial vehicles must be registered in IRP or obtain a special trip permit, if:

  • Your vehicle travels to another IRP jurisdiction (U.S. states and Canadian provinces); and
  • Your vehicle has a gross weight or combined gross weight in excess of 26,000 pounds or three or more axles combined.   

Vehicles from Outside Connecticut

Qualified motor vehicles from another IRP jurisdiction must have a valid cab card or have a valid trip permit prior to entering Connecticut.

Exempt Vehicles from IRP

Vehicles that are exempt from IRP include government owned vehicles; vehicles displaying a restricted plate such as dealer, repair, wrecker, antique (Classic), transporter, or farm; city pick-up and delivery vehicles and recreational vehicles. 

For more information, select the link below:

New Customers

Renewals

Other Services

Contact IRP Unit at DMV