You must answer 20 of the 25 questions on your Permit Test correctly in order to pass successfully.
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Connecticut Driver's License
You can take the CT Permit Test at a local DMV office. You can find a list of available locations near you by visiting this website: https://www.ct.gov/dmv/cwp/view.asp?a=808&q=244586
Don't cram the night before your exam. Instead, you should review the notes and information you have already studied. If you've done a thorough job studying, the night before should be a quiet review session. It's also a good idea to take a few practice questions on our website. Get a good night's rest as well.
You are eligible to sign up for your permit starting at age 16.
No. A physical is not required. However, you should report any known medical conditions to the DMV Office so that the branch can determine if a restriction should be put on your license. For example, if you needed corrective lenses to pass your vision test successfully, your license would indicate "Corrective Lenses" restrictions.
Yes. You do have to complete a vision test in order to get your CT license. Fortunately, DMV clerks will conduct the vision test for you.
You must take your CT Driver's license at the DMV office. When you take your photo, you should make sure that you wear what you would normally. It's extremely important that your face is clearly shown and recognizable. Look straight at the camera and do not smile, as a resting face is easier to identify.
The best way to study for the CT Permit Test is to read the CT Driver's Manual. Additionally, you can find quiz questions on our website that can act as a supplement to the CT Driver's Manual.
Yes. If you are over 18, you will need to complete an eight-hour Safe Driving Practices Course. If you are under 18, you will need to complete thirty hours of classroom training. Both of these options should be completed through a commercial driving school or a secondary driving school. Connecticut also offers the ability for you to be able to complete a home training course, which will include twenty-two hours of training and an 8-hour Safe Driving Practices course.
In CT you have to be at least 16 years old before you can begin the licensing process.