If the student driver commits a traffic offense, responsibility will be with both the student and the instructor or adult supervising driver. All Motorists who possess a provisional drivers license, whose provisional licensing period is not extended by the MVC beyond the standard 12 months must visit an MVC agency to upgrade to a basic driver kicense after the end of those 12 months.
Special Learners Permit
Must have parental consent, enrolled in behind the wheel driving training course, must pass the MVC knowledge and vision test, 6 hours of behind the wheel in a dual controlled vehicle. Instructor must purchase the permit which is valid for 2 years.
Examination Permits for NJ Residents
NJ resident at least 17 yrs, no suspension, can obtain permit at MVC. Exam permit is different from student learner permit because the applicant does not have to be a student and an instructor is not necessary.
Examination Permits for Out-of-state drivers
All out of state drivers required to purchase exam permit within 60 days of becoming permanent resident of NJ or when their our of state license expires, whichever comes first.