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To get a moped license

  • Visit an MVC Agency to complete an application for a moped permit.
  • Pass the 6 point -ID requirements
  • Pay $5 examination permit fee
  • Pass the knowledge and vision tests to validate your permit. Study by reading the Driver Manual, Motorcycle Manual and Moped Manual
  • You must practice with a permit for at least 20 days before being eligible to take the road test
  • If you pass the road test, take your permit, ride slip and score sheet to an MVC Agency to receive your license and pay the $6 license fee

For More details on Motorizes bicycle (Moped) License, Follow the link

Apply Online[edit]

Cannot apply online


Required Documents[edit]

  1. Primary ID

You must show at least ONE of the following documents. 4 Point Documents:

  • Civil birth certificate* or certified copy from one of the 50 states, District of Columbia or a US territory. Photocopies or certificates from hospitals or religious entities are not accepted. Get information for Jersey City/Hudson County birth certificate requirements
  • US Department of State birth certificate

(Form FS-545, FS 240 or DS-1350)

  • US passport, current or expired less than 3 years, or current US passport card
  • Current NJ digital driver license
  • Current NJ digital non-driver ID card
  • Current NJ digital boat license
  • Valid active duty US military photo ID card
  • US adoption papers
  • Certificate of naturalization

(Form N-550, N-570 or N-578)

  • Certificate of citizenship

(Form N-560, N-561 or N-645)
When you show any one of the documents, you will get four points.

  1. Secondary ID

You must show at least ONE of the following documents. 3 Point Documents:

  • Civil marriage, domestic partnership or civil union certificate issued by the municipality or state in which the ceremony occurred. Please note: Photo copies are not acceptable. Certificates issued by religious entities are not acceptable.
  • Order or decree of divorce, dissolution or termination*
  • Court order for a legal name change, signed by a

judge or court clerk

  • Current US military dependent card
  • US military photo retiree card
  • Valid NJ firearm purchaser card

2-Point Document:

  • US school photo ID card with transcript or school records
  • US college photo ID card with transcript
  • Valid federal, state or local government employee driver license
  • Valid federal, state or local government employee photo ID card
  • US military discharge papers (DD214)
  • FAA pilot license

1-Point Document: (You cannot use more than TWO of these)

  • Current/expired less than one year non-digital NJ PHOTO driver license
  • Current PHOTO driver license from any other state or the District of Columbia Social Security card
  • Bank statement or record
  • ATM card with preprinted name and applicants signature. (Please note: An ATM card and bank

statement cannot be submitted together

  • Current health insurance card, prescription card OR Employee ID card with printed pay stub
  • State professional license
  • NJ public assistance card with photo (also known as a NJ Social Services ID card)
  • High school diploma, GED or college diploma
  • Property tax statement, bill or receipt issued by a New Jersey municipality
  • For NJ high school students: a waiver certificate for the written portion of the driver's test
  • Veterans Affairs universal access photo ID card
  1. Proof of address

You must also present proof of address, which may be, but is not limited to, ONE of these:

  • Utility or credit card bill issued in the past 90 days that shows your name at your current address.

Note: Mail addressed to P.O. boxes not accepted as proof of address (39:3-9a).

  • Checking or savings account statement from a bank or credit union, issued in the past 60 days
  • High school or college report card or transcript containing your address, issued within the past two years
  • Original lease or rental agreement showing your name as the lessee or renter
  • Property tax bill, statement or receipt from the past year
  • Any letter or correspondence (including tax bills) received from the IRS or state tax office in the last year
  • First-class mail received from any federal, state or local government agency in the past six months
  • If you are under 18, then we will accept a Parent or Guardian Certification that verifies you are living with a parent or guardian.

Follow the link for more details on 6 Point ID Verification primary documents.
Follow the link more details on 6 Point ID Verification Secondary documents
Follow the link for more details on 6 Point ID Verification Proof of address
6 points verification program in Pdf
For more details on Jersey City/Hudson County birth certificate requirements follow the link

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission
P.O. Box 160
Trenton, NJ 08666
(609) 292-6500 or toll free in NJ (888) 486-3339
TTY (609) 292-5120
To find MVC facility locations, hours, directions and service information, Follow the link By phone for general information (888) 486-3339 toll-free in NJ
(609) 292-6500 out-of-state
(609) 292-5120 TTY
Customer service representatives are available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. Pre-recorded general information is available at all other times.
By e-mail: For questions about license, registration, title, driver testing, violation or other general motor vehicle issues
For more details follow the link
OR For questions about vehicle inspection, emissions testing or repairs, please click here
More information on contacts, follow the link


You must be at least 15 years old


Pay $5 for Moped examination permit fee & Pay $6 Motorized Bicycle (Moped) license fee License and permit fees


The permit is valid for 45 day. The License is valid for Four years.

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  • You have to Pass the knowledge and vision tests to validate your permit. Study by reading the Driver Manual, Motorcycle Manual and Moped Manual
  • You must practice with a permit for at least 20 days before being eligible to take the road test

Required Information[edit]

  • Proof of Address
  • Documents required for 6 points verification Program
  • Date of Birth Proof

Need for the Document[edit]

A motorized bicycle (moped) is defined by law as a pedal bicycle with a helper motor, electric or gas-powered, capable of a maximum speed of no more than 25 miles per hour on a flat surface. A moped has a maximum displacement of less than 50 cubic centimeters (no more than 1.5 brake horsepower).

Information which might help[edit]

Possible reasons you can fail the road test

  • You lack the equipment required by state regulations
  • Have no helmet
  • Have unapproved goggles or face shield
  • Your horn cannot be heard from at least 100 feet away

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Follow the link for details on moped manual
Follow the link for details on Drivers Manual
Follow the link for details on Motorcycle Manual


Knowledge test

Sample Knowledge Test All applicants must pass a knowledge test on traffic laws, rules and regulations by scoring at least an 80% on a 50-question test. The test is administered by a computer and the results are available immediately.
Follow the link for Sample Knowledge Test

How to prepare for the test You can study for the test by reading the NJ Driver Manual (answers can be found here).
Follow the link for more details on Driver Manual How to take the test Visit a MVC Driver Testing Center: (no fee charged to take the test)

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

Foreign language options If you are unable to take a knowledge test in your native language, you may use an approved interpreter:

  • A full-time faculty member of a state-accredited college or university with proper identification from the institution
  • A priest, minister, rabbi or other religious leader of a recognized organi