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Program: Real ID

Agency: MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF


Resource Number: 58774830
Description
NOTE: "REAL ID" will now take effect on May 3, 2023.  The U.S. Federal Government extended the date in March 2020 and April 2021. 

Beginning May 3, 2023, the U.S. Federal Government will require anyone boarding an airplane for domestic travel or entering certain federal buildings to have a "verified" driver's license, state-issued ID card or be required to show additional proof of identification, such as a passport.  This verification is indicated on your license or ID card by a gold star in the top right corner.  This federal law is commonly referred to as "REAL ID."


Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles started this program to offer verified identity protection to people renewing driver licenses and DMV-issued identification cards. This verification is done now on applicants for new licenses and ID cards. These identity-checked driver licenses and DMV-issued identification cards are part of a federal program showing that the credential holders meet a federal identity standard that might be used in 2020 or later for entering federal buildings, boarding an airplane or doing commercial transactions. For complete information about the program click on the link below.


Program Phones:
860-263-5700Voice
Within Hartford area or outside of Connecticut
800-842-8222Voice
Outside of Hartford area
Senior Administrator
Sibongile “Bongi” Magubane
Commissioner
860-263-5735

Website: ct.gov/dmv/RealID

Location information
Sites offering this program
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ->
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - BRIDGEPORT REGIONAL SERVICE CENTER (FULL SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - DANBURY BRANCH OFFICE (FULL SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - ENFIELD BRANCH OFFICE (LIMITED SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - HAMDEN BRANCH OFFICE (FULL SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - MANCHESTER AAA OFFICE (LICENSE RENEWAL ONLY)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - MIDDLETOWN PHOTO LICENSE CENTER (LIMITED SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - NEW BRITAIN BRANCH OFFICE (LIMITED SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - NORWALK BRANCH OFFICE (FULL SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - NORWICH BRANCH OFFICE (LIMITED SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - OLD SAYBROOK AAA OFFICE (LICENSE RENEWAL ONLY)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - OLD SAYBROOK BRANCH OFFICE (FULL SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - PUTNAM SATELLITE OFFICE (PARTIAL SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - WATERBURY REGIONAL SERVICE CENTER (FULL SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - WETHERSFIELD REGIONAL SERVICE CENTER
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - WILLIMANTIC REGIONAL SERVICE CENTER (FULL SERVICE LOCATION)
+ MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - WINSTED SATELLITE OFFICE (PARTIAL SERVICE LOCATION)
MOTOR VEHICLES, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF  
Location: 60 State Street
Hartford, CT 06161
(Map)

Site Phones:
860-263-5700Voice
Within Hartford area or outside of Connecticut
800-842-8222Voice
Outside of Hartford area
860-263-5735Voice
Commissioner's Office

Program Delivery
Eligibility: Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Documents Required: Original documents like a birth certificate, a valid U.S. passport or other primary documents, proof of name changes including as a result of marriage, divorce, etc. as well as of current address
Defined coverage area(s), for the Program offered at selected Site:
CT -Statewide


Categorized as:
Driver Licenses
Identification Cards


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