If you’re active-duty U.S. military and your home of record is Connecticut, you may renew your Connecticut driver’s license for free.
What to do:
- You can also email to the DMV instead at: DMV.CIU@ct.gov
Military with honorable discharge
Once you receive an honorable discharge, you have 60 days after the date of discharge to renew your Connecticut driver license.
In-person license renewals are provided by appointment only.
This policy only applies to individuals who have been honorably discharged and are able to present documentation to prove this. Military personnel with honorable discharge can also qualify for a one-time renewal fee waiver
Renewal of a commercial driver license (CDL) or public service license by mail
A CDL or public service license renewal needs to be done in person. If you’re unable to appear in person and are requesting a renewal, a voluntary downgrade form
(Form P-147) must be completed.
What to do:
Option to renew online (fee waiver not available)
You can renew your Connecticut driver's license online—learn more about how to renew online.
NOTE: The fee waiver is not available for renewals performed online. If you would like to request a fee waiver, please follow the instructions at the top of this webpage.