How to renew your license
Renewing your New Jersey driver license can be quick and easy if you prepare ahead. Follow these four steps to learn everything you need to know, such as:
Many Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are now eligible* to skip the trip to an agency and can conveniently renew their driver licenses or non-driver IDs through the mail.
Skip the Trip Frequently Asked Questions [pdf]
Note: Customers who are eligible for mail-in renewal and choose to visit an MVC agency instead will be required to present 6 Points of Identification and have a new photo and signature captured.
*Customers who possess a Commercial Driver License (CDL) or Graduated Driver License (GDL), have an active suspension, have a Temporary Visa Restriction (TVR), have a boat license or boat endorsement, if you are required to have an ignition interlock device on your vehicle, or we require a new photo to be taken in-person, you are not eligible to renew through the mail at this time.