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This page is all about you and your needs. We’ve gone directly to the New Jersey government source to gather all the facts you need about driving and vehicle ownership in New Jersey. All that information is here in one place in an easy-to-use format.

You don’t have to go to several sites to find information on how to get a driver’s license in New Jersey or insurance requirements or educational opportunities. Need information on buying, selling and registering a motor vehicle in New Jersey? That’s all here, too. We’ve also gathered information on how to pay your traffic violations and when those violations threaten your driving privileges in New Jersey. Address changes, forms, and requesting your driving and criminal records are also covered here.

We’ve done everything possible to ensure you a smooth ride in New Jersey. Now, the rest is up to you. Whether you’re a new driver, experienced driver, vehicle seller, or vehicle buyer, spin our site and find what you need to succeed.

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How do I schedule an appointment at the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC)?

To schedule an appointment at the New Jersey MVC, visit their website (www.state.nj.us/mvc) and click on the "Appointments & Online Services" tab. From there, you can select the type of appointment you need, such as a driver's license, identification card, or vehicle registration. Fill out the required information and choose your preferred date and time. You will then receive a confirmation email with your appointment details.


What documents do I need to obtain a New Jersey driver's license or ID card?

To apply for a New Jersey driver's license or ID card, you will need to provide proof of your identity, residency, and social security number as part of the "6 Points of ID Verification." Acceptable documents include:

  • U.S. birth certificate or passport
    Social Security card or W-2 form
    Utility bill or rental agreement

For a complete list of acceptable documents and point values, visit the MVC's website and review their "6 Points of ID Verification" page.


How can I renew my New Jersey driver's license or vehicle registration?

You can renew your New Jersey driver's license or vehicle registration online, by mail, or in person at an MVC office. To renew online, visit the MVC's website and click on the "Renewal" tab. You will need your driver's license or registration information, and a credit card for payment. If you prefer to renew by mail or in person, follow the instructions provided on your renewal notice.

What is the process for obtaining a learner's permit or driver's license for a first-time driver?

First-time drivers in New Jersey must complete a driver education course and obtain a learner's permit before they can apply for a driver's license. After completing the course, visit an MVC office with the required documents to apply for a permit. You will need to pass a written test, vision test, and pay a fee. Once you have your permit, you must complete 50 hours of supervised driving practice, including 10 hours at night. After six months, you can schedule a driving test at the MVC. Upon passing the test, you will receive your driver's license.

How can I replace a lost or stolen driver's license or registration?

If your New Jersey driver's license or registration has been lost or stolen, you can apply for a duplicate online or at an MVC office. Visit the MVC's website and click on the "Replace" tab to start the process. You will need your driver's license or registration information and a credit card for payment. If you prefer to replace your document in person, visit an MVC office and bring the required documents, along with payment for the replacement fee.

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