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DMV opens four branches to resume in-person services by appointment

While select DMV services are accessible online, all in-person services now require an appointment. Here's how you can schedule one.

WATERBURY, Conn. — Gov. Lamont and officials at the Department of Motor Vehicles announced that four branches are reopening and road tests are being rescheduled. .

The governor was joined by DMV Commissioner Sibongile Magubane.

They announced that road testing will resume June 23. Approximately 1,000 road tests have been rescheduled through June 30th. Customers are being called by DMV staff to schedule previously cancelled appointments.

The branches now open for appointment-only services are:

  • Bridgeport
  • Enfield
  • Hamden
  • Waterbury

To schedule an appointment, click here.

According to the state's website, while select DMV services are accessible onlineall in-person services now require an appointment.

By location

Bridgeport      NEW LICENSE, LICENSE RENEWAL, NEW ID, OUT OF STATE TRANSFER-LICENSE AND REGISTRATION 

Enfield         NEW LICENSE, LICENSE RENEWAL, NEW ID, OUT OF STATE TRANSFER-LICENSE AND REGISTRATION 

Waterbury       NEW LICENSE, LICENSE RENEWAL, NEW ID, OUT OF STATE TRANSFER-LICENSE AND REGISTRATION 

Hamden          CDL UPGRADE 

New Britain     NEW LICENSE, LICENSE RENEWAL, NEW ID 

Cheshire     LEARNER’S PERMIT KNOWLEDGE TESTING 

Wethersfield     LEARNER’S PERMIT KNOWLEDGE TESTING, NEW REGISTRATIONS 

Willimantic     LEARNER’S PERMIT KNOWLEDGE TESTING, NEW REGISTRATIONS 

Old Saybrook     LEARNER’S PERMIT KNOWLEDGE TESTING 

Norwalk     LEARNER’S PERMIT KNOWLEDGE TESTING

Danbury     NEW REGISTRATIONS LEARNER’S PERMIT KNOWLEDGE TESTING

Norwich     Registration Backlog Processing Location 

By Service 

OUT OF STATE TRANSFER-LICENSE AND REGISTRATION - Bridgeport, Enfield, Waterbury

NEW LICENSE  - Bridgeport, Enfield, Waterbury, New Britain

LICENSE RENEWAL - Bridgeport, Enfield, Waterbury, New Britain

NEW ID - Bridgeport, Enfield, Waterbury, New Britain

CDL UPGRADE - Hamden

LEARNER’S PERMIT KNOWLEDGE TESTING - Cheshire, Wethersfield, Willimantic, Old Saybrook, Norwalk, Danbury

NEW REGISTRATIONS - Wethersfield, Willimantic, Danbury

Services Offered Online

Registration renewal, registration and license status, registration cancellation, emissions test late fees, etc.

Online Services: https://portal.ct.gov/DMV/Online-Services/Online-Services-Old

Forms can be accessed online: https://portal.ct.gov/DMV/Online-Forms/Online-Forms/All-DMV-Forms

Drop-boxes for Registration Services are located in the following offices: Danbury, Norwich, and Old Saybrook. Customers are encouraged to visit the DMV’s website to verify availability, as times and locations may change. The average turnaround time is four-weeks. (More info: https://portal.ct.gov/DMV-reg-drop-off)

Services Offered by Appointment at Partner Locations

AAA and Nutmeg/DMV Express: Driver license/ID card renewals; duplicate driver’s license/ID card; or name change name on license or ID card.

DMV road tests will also continue this week. Officials say nearly 1,000 appointments have already been made this week.

Road tests will be conducted with testers using one vehicle continuously sanitized with one inspector riding along.

All appointments will be confirmed or canceled by email. Be sure to check your email prior to heading to the DMV.

Connecticut initially committed to offering 180-day extensions for credentials expiring March 10 through June 30, 2020.

Watch Live: Gov. Lamont, DMV officials provide update on in-person services https://www.fox61.com/article/news/local/gov-lamont-partial-reopening-of-in-person-dmv-services/520-64ea5f7b-5d9f-4e8b-9b20-9b187ff6b1d7

Posted by FOX61 on Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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The credentials include:

  • CT driver’s licenses
  • Learner’s permits
  • Identity cards
  • Emissions testing
  • Registrations

For more DMV information provided through FOX61's You Ask. We Answer. segment, click here.