Knowledge Test


How to prepare for the test

You can study for the test by reading the NJ Driver Manual.

How to take the test

Visit a driver testing center with your 6 Points of ID and purchase an examination permit.

Schedule Knowledge Test

Make an appointment for your knowledge test after purchase of an examination permit.

Foreign language options

The written tests are offered in the following languages: English, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Spanish, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Hindi, Albanian, and Turkish. Oral tests are offered in English and Spanish.

If the knowledge test is not available in your native language you may use a state-approved interpreter, however, you must first attempt to complete the knowledge test in an offered language.  If you fail to pass the test and feel you need an interpreter, please inform the MVC personnel at the testing location and they will make arrangements to secure an interpreter in your native language and pay the appropriate fees.  Once an interpreter is secured you will be contacted by an MVC employee with the interpreter appointment date and time.  You must inform the MVC of the need for an interpreter at least two weeks in advance of the date you intend to take the written knowledge test.

Deaf or hard of hearing options

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you can take the knowledge test with an MVC-approved interpreter. The MVC will pay the interpreter’s fees directly associated with the knowledge test after submission of a properly completed payment voucher form. In order to qualify, the interpreter must be one of the following: