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RELEASE: June 18, 2020
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NJMVC Extends Expiration Dates for Commercial Driver Licenses, Learner Permits and HAZMAT Endorsements

TRENTON – Expiration dates on commercial driver licenses (CDLs), commercial learner’s permits, and HAZMAT endorsements have been extended a second time, to September 30, 2020, NJMVC announced today.

The action means expirations that were previously extended to June 30 have been extended for another three months. The extensions do not apply to documents that expired before March 1.

“Commercial drivers play a crucial role in keeping our critical supply chain moving during the COVID-19 pandemic,’’ MVC Chief Administrator Sue Fulton said. “The Administrative Order I signed yesterday ensures that drivers and commercial learner’s permit holders will be able to stay on the road, serving the public.’’

The extension also includes the Medical Certifications of CDL holders, as long as the Certifications were for 90 days or more and issued after March 1.

Fulton signed the original CDL/HAZMAT extension on March 17.

The extensions mirror those issued recently by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, which oversees CDLs, and the federal Transportation Security Administration, which oversees Hazardous Materials endorsements (HAZMAT).