Anyone convicted for driving a motor vehicle without a driver’s license is subject to a suspension. The person’s age when the ticket is issued will determine applicable penalties. If your privilege to get a driver's license is suspended, you must resolve the suspension before getting a learner's permit or driver's license.
Under age 18
Anyone under age 18 who has been convicted for driving a motor vehicle without a driver’s license will have their driving privilege suspended for a period of one year.
Ages 18 or older
Anyone 18 years of age or older who has two or more convictions for driving a motor vehicle without a driver’s license will have their driving privilege suspended for 90 days for the second conviction and each subsequent conviction.
Getting your driving privilege back
You may not drive during your suspension. Prior to the end of the suspension, you must pay a $175.00 restoration fee to DMV.
Method of payment
You can pay your license reinstatement fee online
with a credit card.
Pay by phone
Call 860-263-5720 if you’d like to submit the restoration fee with our automated pay by phone option. This option is only available to in state license or identification card holders.
Pay by mail
Submit a check or money order made payable to “DMV” in the amount of $175 at least two weeks prior
to your eligibility date.
Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles
Driver Services Division
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT 06161-1013