New Jersey MVC Offices – Locations, Hours & Phone Numbers
New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) has multiple locations throughout the state and residents can search for the location nearest them with a tool on their website, which organizes the office locations by county. Each of the New Jersey MVC offices shares general hours of operation – offices open at 8am Mon-Sat and close at 5:30pm each night, except for Tuesday, when it stays open late until 7:30, and on Saturday closes early at 1pm. Residents can find detailed information on location and hours here.
Many services can be completed as a walk-in service, such as registering a new vehicle, participating in driver’s education classes or taking a driving test, as well as obtaining a new driver’s license. Appointments that must be scheduled are related to license suspensions.
The MVC website has a wealth of information for residents related to titles, registrations and fees, vehicle classifications, license plates, insurance, and procedures for relocating to New Jersey. Residents can also download various forms and documents pertaining to the exact service they require. Filling these out before visiting the MVC location can help to expedite the time required to process the resident’s request.
In addition to many answered questions that can be found on the MVC’s website, there are a number of services that can conveniently be completed online. These online services include:
- Renewing vehicle registration
- Ordering sports plates
- Ordering dedicated plates
- Ordering personalized plates
- Change of address (on license or registration)
- Paying parking tickets
- Paying traffic violation tickets
- Scheduling a road test
- Paying a restoration fee to restore a driver’s license
- Requests for driving history
When it comes to state inspections, New Jersey residents can view wait times for vehicle inspections by viewing cameras that are set up to film state inspection lanes. Online services available that are related to inspections include being able to:
- Search for a state inspection station, emissions repair facility, or diesel inspection facility.
- Obtain vehicle inspection report.
The MVC website also contains information for commercial truck drivers – including information on obtaining a CDL, renewing an existing CDL, and registration processes.