Ultimate Guide to Transferring your Driver License to New Jersey


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Here's the ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state license to a New Jersey driver license. This is specifically if you have a US driver's license from another state and want to change it to New Jersey driver license. If you have a driver license from another country, check out getting a driver's license in New Jersey.

What You’ll Need to Transfer your Driver License to New Jersey

  • Proof of identity: 6-Point ID requirements
  • Out-of-state driver’s license
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship OR legal presence in U.S.
  • Payment for required fees: $24 for Class D driver’s license fee, $10 for license transfer fee

What You’ll Need To Do

  • Make an appointment or Visit your nearest MVC office
  • Submit the required documents & ID
  • Pass the vision test
  • Surrender your out-of-state driver’s license
  • Submit payment
  • Receive a temporary driver’s license
  • Receive your New Jersey Class D driver’s license via U.S. mail
Need to transfer your driver license to New Jersey?

Caveats and Exceptions

  • Is your out-of-state license expired?  Then you will need to pass the written and road tests.
  • Under age 21?  Then you will need to complete the Graduated Driver’s License program to obtain your New Jersey Class D driver’s license.
  • Need a REAL ID?  Then visit our New Jersey REAL ID page to find out what is required.

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