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Replace a commercial driver’s license

If your commercial driver’s license (CDL) is lost or stolen, you can replace it

Replace a commercial driver’s license

If your commercial driver’s license (CDL) is lost or stolen, you can replace it
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  • Who’s eligible
  • Follow these steps to get a replacement CDL
  • Fees for CDL replacement

Who’s eligible

If your driver’s license is lost, stolen, or damaged/destroyed, and you have a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC)you can get a replacement license, known as a duplicate. 

 

If your name or address has changed since you got your last license, there are additional steps to update your address on your new license.

Follow these steps to get a replacement CDL

Step 1: Print and complete the required form

Step 2: Make an appointment 

Make an appointment

Step 3: Get your replacement CDL in the mail

  • You’ll get a temporary license at your appointment, and your permanent driver’s license replacement arrives through the mail. 
  • Your new license is only mailed to the mailing address on file with the DMV. If you have mail forwarding, you will NOT receive your new driver’s license.

For more on this, please see Central Issuance.

 

After visiting an office, you can track the delivery of your new card to see when it will arrive. 

Fees for CDL replacement

Fees

  • CDL replacement license fee: $30

See acceptable forms of payment.

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  • Who’s eligible for a replacement CDL?
  • Request a license by mail or email
  • Fee

Who’s eligible for a replacement CDL?

If your driver’s license is lost or destroyed, you can get a duplicate license.

If your address has changed since you got your last license, there are additional steps to update your address on your new license.

Note: You can’t request a duplicate CDL by mail or email if your name has changed since you got your last license.

If you cannot request a duplicate license by mail or email.  Please replace it in-person at a DMV office, instead.

Request a license by mail or email

To request a duplicate driver’s license by mail:

Mail your form and payment to:

Department of Motor Vehicles
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT 06161
Attention: Central Issuance Operations Unit

Your duplicate credential is mailed directly to the address on file. You receive it within 20 days.

To request a duplicate driver’s license by email:

If there are any issues with your request, we notify you via email. Your duplicate credential is mailed directly to the address on file, and you’ll receive it within 20 days.

Fee

CDL replacement license fee: $30

 

See acceptable forms of payment.