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New Jersey MVC Learner's Permit FAQ

  • When can I apply for a permit in New Jersy?

    New Jersey teens can apply for a Learner’s Permit at age 16.

  • What are the requirements to get a learners permit?

    At age 16, New Jersey teens must show proof of enrollment in a driver training program to receive their Learner’s Permit. At age 17, they do not proof of enrollment. At both ages however, teens will need to complete a written knowledge test and a vision test to receive their Learner’s Permit.

  • How many questions are on the permit test?

    The test has 25 questions.

  • How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?

    You must answer at least 20 questions correctly to pass.

  • What steps should I take to prepare for the test?

    To key to ensuring that you receive your learner’s permit as quickly as possible is to study for the test. One of the best ways to study is to take online practice exams that provide real sample questions from the state exam. Click on the link to take a New Jersey practice permit test and test your current driving knowledge.

  • What percentage of people fail the permit test?

    Two out of three test takers, or roughly 70%, fail the first time they take the test. Additionally, some states require those who fail to wait at least a day to retake the exam. The state may also charge a re-examination fee. To increase your odds of passing the first time, take multiple practice exams that have been designed to closely mirror the actual test.

  • How much does the permit test cost?

    There is a $10 permit fee.

  • Where do I take the permit test?

    The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) is responsible for licensing drivers. Visit http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/Licenses/ to find a local office.

  • What documents should I bring on test day?

    You will need to visit the local Motor Vehicle Commission office with a parent and guardian and you should bring with you the appropriate identification documents. You will need to pass the written knowledge test and the vision test to receive your Learner’s Permit.

The New Jersey MVC Permit Test — What You Need to Know

Once you get your New Jersey learners permit, you’ll no longer need to wait on friends or family for a ride again.   But before the state of New Jersey will issue you your own learners permit, you’ll need to pass the state permit test.

New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Services (MVS) is responsible for administering the permit test and has testing offices throughout the state.  The permit test features multiple-choice questions designed to determine your awareness of safe driving rules, signs, signals, state motor vehicle laws, and rules of the road.

Eliminate Surprises With NJ MVC Practice Permit Tests

Statistics have reported that over 70% of people fail the permit test every year. Those who fail, often believe they already “know how to drive.”   Failing the test means having to return to the MVS office and take the exam all over again.  Who has time for that?

Take advantage of the study resources one this page to help develop the confidence and knowledge you’ll need on test day. Our sample interactive New Jersey practice permit tests are designed to give you a feel for the official test format. You’ll also find the official New Jersey Driver’s Handbook. Interested in a motorcycle permit?  We have resources to help you pass the motorcycle permit test too.

You’ll find all the tools you need to begin preparing for the New Jersey permit test here.  Let us help you to prepare properly and before you know it, you’ll be enjoying the freedom of the open road.

It’s time to start preparing for the New Jersey permit test!