What are the requirements for a New Jersey provisional license?


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A New Jersey provisional license, now referred to as a probationary license, requires the applicant to be at least 17 years of age, to own a student learner's permit acquired through a 6-month supervised driving, to pass the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) road test, to submit the 6 point identification requirements, and to return after 1 year to apply for a basic driver license. All applicants, ages 16 and up, must complete a series of steps through the Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) program of the New Jersey MVC.

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The GDL program was established to provide teen drivers and young adults with the fundamental skills and driving experience necessary to pass the road test and obtain a basic driver license. A driver who is below 18 cannot transfer a license or permit from another state to New Jersey.

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