DMV amends extension of deadlines for several credentials

Posted on October 1, 2020


Please be aware that the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced they are extending deadlines again for several expiring credentials. The change impacts credentials that expired between March 10, 2020 through November 30, 2020. Late fees will be waived for qualifying credentials

Deadlines have been extended for the following DMV transactions:

  • All licenses, permits, and identification cards, including commercial driver’s licenses
  • Motor vehicle and boat registrations
  • Emissions testing and retesting
  • Permanent disability placard

Credentials that have expiration dates of March 10 through May 31, 2020 will be valid until November 30, 2020. Credentials that have expiration dates of June 1 through November 30, 2020 will be valid until December 31, 2020.

The extensions are intended to help safeguard the general public against the spread of COVID-19 and to maintain social distancing within offices.

For questions, updates or information about recent extensions of previously issued extensions, visit, or call 860-263-5700 (within the Hartford area) or 1-800-842-8222 (outside the Hartford area).