What documents are required to obtain a Connecticut drivers license? Connecticut

Enter your Zip Code below to get a Free Quote. We suggest getting quotes from multiple companies to ensure you get the best rate. There is no obligation to purchase.

  • You could save 15% or more
  • 24 hour claims service
  • Get a FREE instant quote, today!
The documents you'll need to bring to the DMV vary a bit according to your age, driving status, citizenship, and other factors.

So, here's a list of the type of documents you must have if you're 18 or older, a U.S. citizen, never held a license, and are applying for your first Connecticut drivers license. (If that doesn't fit you, consult the CT DMV site for details about what's needed for your situation.)

CT Driver License Documents

  • CS-1 Driver Education Certificate.
  • Certified birth certificate or valid passport.
  • One other acceptable form of identification (such as a state ID card).
  • One acceptable proof of your Connecticut address (such as a utility bill).
You must also provide your Social Security number or show an ineligibility letter.

A complete list of acceptable forms is included on the DMV site; don't bring photocopies.

Appointments Necessary?

You don't need an appointment to apply for your drivers license, or take the written license test.

However, you must set an appointment for your driving test. You can make the appointment at a DMV office. Be aware you can't take the knowledge and the road tests on the same day.

Although it's not required, you might want to take a practice test (available online through many sources) to help prepare you for the written test.

Visitor Comments

No visitor comments posted. Post a comment

Post Comment for "What documents are required to obtain a Connecticut drivers license?"

To post a comment for this article, simply complete the form below. Fields marked with an asterisk are required.

User Opinions

No users have voted.

How would you rate this answer?



Thank you for rating this answer.

Continue
DMVAnswers.com (the Site) is a privately owned, for-profit Web site owned by OnlineGURU, Inc. The Site specifically disclaims any and all connection with any state bureau, division, or Department of Motor Vehicles, or any state or federal government agency. DMVAnswers.com does its best to get the correct information but does not claim responsibility for the accuracy of the information displayed herein. It is not complete or certified information. The information provided on DMVAnswers.com is not legal advice, DMVAnswers.com is not a lawyer referral service, and no attorney-client or confidential relationship is or should be formed by use of the site. Additionally, the Site expressly disclaims any and all liability for third party links or resources on the Site and any claims of negligence arising from same. For official information, please consult your state motor vehicle department.