Connecticut DMV – Appointment, Services, Locations

Moving to a state like Connecticut can be exciting, although you may need some time to attend the DMV. DMV-USA.COM wants new Connecticut residents to be able to go and find the information they need from the Division of Motor Vehicles.

Need to know how to get a Connecticut driver’s license? Don’t know what documents to bring? Established Connecticut residents can easily submit address change requests, license renewals, get their real ID and more online from the DMV.

Request an appointment at the Connecticut DMV

Steps to apply for your Connecticut DMV driver's license and appointment.

  1. Log in from the DMV Connecticut website at
  2. Select the Make an Appointment option to request your appointment online.
  3. Online Services are also available to apply for your driver’s license, Real ID, cancel plate and registration, transfer ownership and others.
  4. You will then need to choose any of the available options.
  5. Please note that appointments are only valid for the selected service. Only one person per appointment/transaction. Multiple appointments may be required if you wish to make several transactions.
  6. However, you can also check the opening hours and access the telephone numbers.

Connecticut DMV Requirements

Remember that you can complete your paperwork online at the Connecticut DMV. However, if you are applying for a driver’s license, Real ID, as well as registering or titling a vehicle, you may need to submit some documents at the Connecticut DMV office.

If you have all of your documents ready, your visit can be quick and hassle-free. These documents include:

  • Identity document, such as a passport or birth certificate.
  • Proof of social security number, social security card or W-2 form.
  • Two documents proving your Colorado residency, such as a utility bill or lease.

When to go to the Connecticut DMV?

Keep in mind that if you decide to go to a Connecticut DMV office, wait times can be long, especially during lunch hours. Here are some tips to help you when you visit.

  • Afternoons are usually busier than mornings.
  • The middle of the week has shorter waits than Monday or Friday.
  • You may want to avoid the lunch hour. Since the Connecticut DMV starts the lunch break around noon, which leaves fewer employees.
  • Be aware of the time it will take to complete your DMV Connecticut appointment, especially if you are obtaining a permit or taking a road test.

Connecticut DMV Offices

Need to locate a Connecticut DMV field office? Find the DMV office nearest you on the list of all DMV locations in Connecticut counties below. You can also contact the DMV with questions or to book an appointment.

Choose your DMV location





New Haven

New London