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South Brunswick, NJ / USA - 07-07-2020: Lines of people as MVC (DMV) office reopens after quarantine.

The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Licensing Centers and Vehicle Centers opened today (Tuesday, July 7).

MVC agencies are now experiencing high customer volumes all across the state with residents waiting several hours in line.

“While we understand the frustration of our customers in this extremely challenging and difficult time, our employees are doing the best they can to keep everyone safe and work as efficiently as possible,” NJMVC Chief Administrator Sue Fulton said.

When visiting a MVC licensing or vehicle center the company asks you to come alone and wear a face covering, to bring your cell phone for text notifications, and to abide by social distancing guidelines.

In Vehicle Center agencies, MVC will be processing vehicle transactions only:

  • Registration/title transfers for private sales.
  • New registrations/titles, individual and in bulk.
  • Salvage titles.
  • License plate transactions.
  • No renewals for unexpired registrations. Those can be done online at NJMVC.gov.
  • No driver license or personal ID transactions will be done at Vehicle Centers.

In Licensing Center agencies, MVC will be processing driver license and ID transactions only:

  • First-time licenses and permits (REAL ID will be an option).
  • Out-of-state transfers.
  • Expired CDLs, TVRs (temporary visa restricted licenses), and any other expired licenses not eligible for online renewal.