Resolving a Suspension
There are no in-person transactions conducted at any office of the Department of Motor Vehicles for resolving a suspension. All transactions must be conducted by mail. Suspension or restoration correspondence should be addressed to:
Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles
Driver Services Division
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT 06161-2525
Normal processing time is 10 business days from the date the Driver Services Division receives your correspondence.
You will receive a reply within 2 business days.
When you are eligible for restoration, please provide any necessary documents (as noted in your suspension notice) and payments at least two weeks prior to your eligibility date. A check or money order should be made payable to DMV, in the amount of $175.00 for each suspended item, and sent through the mail to the above address.
Please provide your name, current address and date of birth with all documents. If your mailing address has recently changed, you may complete a change of address form
. Follow the instructions listed on the form.
General suspension or restoration information is also available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling our automated system at 860-263-5720.
Please note: You are not permitted to operate a motor vehicle until you receive a restoration notice from the Department of Motor Vehicles informing you that your restoration has been processed and you possess a valid driver's license.