Undocumented immigrants can make appointments for driving permits, starting May 1

Starting Saturday, May 1, undocumented immigrants can make appointments online with the Motor Vehicle Commission for their initial driving permits. They will need to show proof of living in New Jersey or provide an affidavit to meet the requirement. Applicants will have to pass written and vision tests and need three months of supervised driving before they can take the road test.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law paving the way for this in December 2019. It was supposed to roll out sooner but was delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The MVC expects the law will allow about 400,000 immigrants to receive their licenses.

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