Replacing an out-of-state licenseIf you have recently moved to New Jersey, you must transfer your out-of-state license within 60 days of your move or before your current license expires, whichever occurs first. Your license cannot be transferred to a New Jersey license if you are under 18 years old. Instead, you must complete the Graduated Driver License (GDL) program requirements.
How to transfer your out-of-state license
To transfer your out-of-state license:
**Note: Persons transferring driver licenses from the U.S. Territories of American Samoa and Guam, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands must present a certified driver abstract from that jurisdiction in order to have the knowledge test waived. If that document is not readily available, the person may choose to take the knowledge test in order to obtain a New Jersey driver license.