Obtaining a Learner's Permit
HOLIDAY CLOSING: On Friday, April 3, all DMV offices will be closed to observe the Good Friday holiday. Most offices will reopen on Saturday, April 4. See specific offices and hours here.
All new drivers are required to obtain a learner's permit before taking the on-the-road skills test for a driver's license.
Learner's permit testing is offered by appointment only at the following DMV offices:
Make your appointment here.
See specific information on obtaining a learner's permit for:
Verified Driver's License - Ages 16 and 17
Verified Driver's License - Ages 18 and older
Drive Only License (Undocumented Individuals) - Information for all ages
Studying for the Learner's Permit Knowledge Test
DOWNLOAD iPHONE, iPAD, ANDROID APP WITH PRACTICE TEST QUESTIONS. THESE WILL HELP YOU WITH THE LEARNER'S PERMIT TEST.
Download the State of Connecticut Driver's Manual