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Monday, February 27, 2017
DMV to Adopt Central Issuance Program for Driver Licenses and ID Cards
  DMV announced that it will transition to a central issuance program in accordance with Connecticut’s security plan under the Real ID Act and as required by federal law. It anticipates full implementation by the end of 2017.

Friday, February 10, 2017
Extensions Given for Expiring Licenses and Registrations
  The Department of Motor Vehicles announced that extensions will be given to those whose licenses, ID cards, registrations and other similar DMV credentials that expired on Thursday, February 9 and during the next few days. The extensions run through Wednesday, February 15, and cover licenses, ID cards, registrations and other credentials issued by the Department. In addition, all DMV offices will close Friday, at 12:30 p.m. due to the upcoming federal and state holiday on Monday and will reopen Tuesday, February 14, at 7:45 a.m. However, AAA offices will be open Friday, Saturday and Monday for license and ID card renewals. Due to expected heavy customer volume Friday, DMV advises those with license, ID card and registration renewals to take advantage of the extensions as well as use AAA. The schedule of AAA's operating hours and locations can be found at

Saturday, January 21, 2017
Federal Database Issue Affects DMV Customers
  Licensing customers who were affected Friday when a federal database check malfunctioned for a short period of time can return at their convenience for priority service. Customers who did not finish their licensing because of this disruption can go to any DMV office for priority service. Those affected by the disruption should bring the service ticket they were given when first coming to the office.

Monday, January 02, 2017
DMV Services No Longer Available in AAA Offices in Fairfield and New Haven Counties
  AAA offices in Fairfield and New Haven counties will no longer provide any DMV services. However, AAA offices in other locations around the state will continue to offer various DMV services such as license and ID card renewals to both members and the non-members.

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