NOTICE:

➤ 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 CTDMV.info

➤ 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 CTDMV.info

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.

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