Undocumented immigrants eligible for NJ driver’s licenses starting May 1

Hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants living in New Jersey will become eligible for a driver’s license starting May 1. The state approved legislation in 2019 expanding access to all residents regardless of their immigration status.

Applicants will be required to provide proof of identity via six points of identification, proof of residency in New Jersey, and proof of either a Social Security number or an ITIN (individual taxpayer identification number). Another provision allowing undocumented immigrants without a Social Security number or an ITIN to submit an affidavit instead, goes into effect June 1.

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