News & announcements

Check back often for updates from the Connecticut DMV

News & announcements

Check back often for updates from the Connecticut DMV
Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles launches improved website
Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles launches improved website

17 October 2022

CT DMV Commissioner Sibongile Magubane and Deputy Commissioner Tony Guerrera describe the agency’s new and improved customer service website.
Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Streamlined DMV Website and Addition of More Online Service Options

20 October 2022

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has launched a new website for the state agency (ct.gov/dmv) that streamlines all of the online services it offers in an effort to make completing transactions for customers easier, faster, and more convenient.
Annual Teen Safe Driving Video Contest
Governor Lamont encourages high school students to participate in Connecticut’s annual teen safe driving video contest

19 October 2022

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Travelers are teaming up to co-sponsor Connecticut’s 14th annual Teen Safe Driving Video Contest, which engages high school students on the importance of making responsible decisions behind the wheel.
Governor Lamont announces 10 new license plate options honoring veterans
Governor Lamont announces 10 new license plate options honoring veterans

18 March 2022

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles is now offering 10 new license plate options for veterans that commemorate specific wartime periods, including the Afghanistan War, Grenada, the Iraq War, the Korean War, Lebanon, Operation Earnest Will, Panama, the Persian Gulf War, the Vietnam War, and World War II. These plates are offered in addition to the standard Connecticut license plate for veterans and are available exclusively for veterans who served during these specific periods of war and those who received campaign medals.
Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles will soon open a new office in Putnam
Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles will soon open a new office in Putnam

09 March 2022

The new office is scheduled to open within the next 90 days and will replace the DMV’s previous location in Putnam that has been closed since 2020, following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  
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Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles announces new web portal for state emissions program

07 December 2021

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced today the launch of a totally updated web portal for the Connecticut Emissions Program. The new consumer-friendly website provides Connecticut motorists with the information and tools required to successfully plan, schedule and manage the emissions testing process.
Governor Lamont announces online license renewals are outpacing in-person transactions at DMV offices
Governor Lamont announces online license renewals are outpacing in-person transactions at DMV offices

15 June 2021

The agency processed 85,370 online renewals between January and May. In comparison, the agency processed 60,377 renewals in-person at DMV branch offices.
DMV launches new online services for boat-owners
DMV launches new online services for boat-owners

01 June 2021

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) launched a new online service to allow Connecticut residents to renew their boat registration through the agency’s web portal.
Governor Lamont announces launch of DMV’s new web portal
Governor Lamont announces launch of DMV’s new web portal

02 March 2021

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) launched a revitalized web portal that increases the number of transactions customers are able to complete online.
Connecticut residents can now renew online
Connecticut residents can now renew online

03 February 2021

Governor Ned Lamont announced the launch of new services that will enable residents to renew their driver’s licenses and non-driver ID cards online.

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