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Restoring your license

To pay a restoration fee:
  • Pay $100 fee online (Note: a credit card convenience fee will be applied in order to process each online transaction)
  • Pay in person at a Regional Service Center
  • Pay in person at an MVC Agency offering walk-in service
  • Send a check or money order payable to:

    New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission
    P.O. Box 140
    Trenton, NJ 08650-0140
Once you have completed your suspension period, you will receive a Notice of Restoration in the mail and need to take the following steps to get a new license:

* Complete the same steps as required for a standard license renewal

Also the Mandatory Probation Period starts after completion of Probationary Driver Program, Driver Improvement Program,official warning issued by MVC or restoration after points or persistent violator suspension.


Violation Suspension
For the first violation within a year
Within 6 months of restoration 90 days
Within 7–9 months 60 days
Within 10–12 months 45 days
For second or subsequent violations*
Within 6 months of restoration 180 days
Within 7–9 months 120 days
Within 10–12 months 90 days

*If you receive three license suspensions within a three-year period may lose your license for up to three years.