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Knowledge Test


How to prepare for the test

You can study for the test by reading the NJ Driver Manual.

How to take the test

Visit a driver testing center with your 6 Points of ID and purchase an  examination permit.

Foreign language options

The written tests are offered in the following languages: English, Arabic,   Chinese (Mandarin), French, Spanish, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and  Japanese.  Oral tests are offered in English and Spanish.

If the knowledge test is not available in your native language, you may use a State-approved interpreter by calling the Motor Vehicle Commission's (MVC) Customer Support Line at 609-292-6500 weekdays (except holidays) from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. and requesting a foreign language interpreter. You must inform the MVC of the need for an interpreter at least two weeks in advance of the date you intend to take the written knowledge test. The MVC will secure the interpreter and pay the interpreter's fees.         

Deaf or hard of hearing options

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you can take the knowledge test with an MVC-approved interpreter. The MVC will pay the interpreter’s fees directly associated with the knowledge test after submission of a properly completed payment voucher form. In order to qualify, the interpreter must be one of the following: