Resolving a Suspension in Connecticut

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:

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. The Form is available to download at the bottom of the page. Follow the instructions listed on the form.

DMV’s Easy Answers For 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.

What to do:

  • Submit a check or money order made payable to DMV in the amount of $175.00 at least two weeks prior to your eligibility date.
  • Provide any necessary documents as noted in your suspension notice.
  • Include your full name, date of birth and current mailing address.  If your mailing address has recently changed, please complete a change of address form.  Follow the instructions listed on the form.

What it will cost:

  • $175.00 per each suspended item.

Suspension or restoration correspondence should be address to:

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles
Driver Services Division
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT  06161

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.


Click here to download the DMV – CHANGE OF ADDRESS FORM


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