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Connecticut DMV Resource Links & FAQs

Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your tests and tasks with the Connecticut DMV.

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Department of Motor Vehicles. The official website for the Connecticut DMV is:

Online Services at the Connecticut DMV

If you can avoid a trip to your local DMV office, you’re in luck. The Connecticut DMV offers the following services online:

  • Make an appointment.
  • Check your driver’s license status.
  • Renew your registration.
  • Replace license plates.
  • Print your registration card.

Visit to set up an online account and complete your driver’s license and vehicle tasks online.

Connecticut Driver’s Licenses & Learner’s Permits is designed to help you prepare for and pass your DMV written tests – all for free!

We want you to focus on studying and being a safe driver. We don’t think you should pay extra for this.

Connecticut DMV Practice Tests

Connecticut DMV Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free Connecticut DMV Cheat Sheets & Study Guides (Including Free PDF Print-Outs)

We also provide overviews of the steps you’ll need to take at the DMV, so you can be better prepared and know what to expect when it comes time to make a visit to your local office or complete a task online or through the mail. You’ll also find tips and guides designed to help make you the most knowledgeable driver and vehicle owner as possible.

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Driver’s Education in Connecticut

REAL ID Identification Requirements at the DMV

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

Driving Safety Topics: Distracted Driving, Defensive Driving, DUI, Seat Belt Laws, and More!

Connecticut Motorcycle License & CDL

Are you interested in obtaining other types of driver’s licenses and endorsements in Connecticut? has you covered!

Connecticut Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Connecticut Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Connecticut Car Registration & Title

After you get your driver’s license, you’re going to need something to drive, right? We’ve got the information you’ll need to get started.

Connecticut Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Connecticut License & Registration FAQs

What documents do I need to get a Connecticut driver’s license?

Complete a new application, provide proof of your identification, age, legal presence/SSN, and Connecticut residency.

How do I renew my driver’s license in Connecticut?

You’ll need to renew your license in person at your local DMV office or a AAA location.

How long do I have to renew my Connecticut driver’s license after it expires?

If your license has been expired for 2+ years, you’ll need to apply for a new one and pass the tests again. You will be charged a late fee when you try to renew an expired license.

Do I need a new driver’s license when I move to Connecticut?

Yes, you’ll have 30 days to do so.

When will I receive my Connecticut driver’s license after renewing or replacing it?

Your new license should be mailed to you within a few weeks. You can track it online.

Can I get a copy of my Connecticut registration online?

Yes, you can print a copy of your registration card.

How do I renew my car registration in Connecticut?

You can renew online or by mail

Can I renew my car registration online in Connecticut?

Yes, you’ll need your PIN, your driver’s license information, and your vehicle information.

What happens if my Connecticut car registration is expired?

You will be issued a late fee if you fail to renew 5 days after your registration expires.

When will I receive my Connecticut car registration and license plate stickers/tabs after I renew or replace them?

You should receive your new documents in a few weeks. You can check their status online.

How much of my Connecticut car registration is tax deductible?

You can deduct your car registration fees from your federal income taxes if a portion of your registration is based on the vehicle’s value. Refer to your registration documents for details.

Do I need to register my vehicle when moving to Connecticut?

Yes, you’ll have 60 days to do so.

Connecticut DMV Office Locations & Appointments

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to avoid a trip to the DMV.

Use the Connecticut office finder to locate DMVs near you:

Here you’ll be able to find:

  • Addresses and directions.
  • DMV Office Hours.
  • Holiday and Weekend Schedules.
  • Acceptable forms of payment.
  • Current wait times, if available.

Remember, if you do have to visit the Connecticut DMV, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment. This can help reduce the time you’ll need to spend there.

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