Teens' Frequently Asked Questions
All new drivers must first obtain a learner's permit, then pass an on-the-road skills test.
Please see how to obtain a learner's permit.
You must first pass the learner's permit knowledge test before scheduling your on-the-road skills test. Once you pass the knowledge test, you may schedule your on-the-road skills test.
The Connecticut Driver's Manual can be found online.
A Connecticut Learner's Permit is valid in Connecticut and may be recognized in another state. Please check with the jurisdiction that you will driving in to determine thier laws with respect to other permits.
If you are at least 16 years of age and are not a resident of this state, you may drive here with your out-of-state permit adhering to the same restrictions that have been placed on your permit, and following Connecticut's restrictions for learner's permits. You must be under the instruction of a licensed driver who has held a license for at least four years.
Yes, with a Parental Consent form. (Form 2-D). See more information on minors registering a vehicle.
Please see our sample plates webpage.
The same requirements for a lost, stolen or mutilated drivers license, except the fee is $19.
The legal age is 16 years old for both a learner's permit and a driver's license.
Please see home-training requirements. Parents should also read a training guide for those teaching teens to drive, How Parents Can Help Their Teens Become Safe Drivers.
Please see our requirements for obtaining a motorcycle endorsement.
Yes, you must have a valid driver's license.