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 an interpreter obtained by the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) via state contract. You may request at time of your Permit appointment and MVC will arrange to secure an interpreter in your native language and pay the appropriate fees. Appointments with an interpreter are typically scheduled within four to six weeks.

Note for CDL applicants: CDL knowledge tests are available in English and Spanish. The Hazmat endorsement test is available in English only.   

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: