If you’ve been convicted of a DUI (drunk driving offense) in New Jersey, your license may be suspended. Before regaining driving privileges, you may need to complete the following:
- Any required suspension time
- Ignition Interlock Device
- Pay all fines and fees (drunk driving fund, Neighborhood Services Fund, Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Fund)
- Alcohol screening and evaluation
In addition, you will need to pay a restoration fee of $100 at a New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) center or by mail to New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (P.O. Box 140, Trenton, NJ 08650-0140).
You will receive your Notice of Restoration once all requirements have been met.
Ignition interlock devices in New Jersey
In New Jersey, you may be required to install an ignition interlock device after a refusal, a repeat offense and a first-time offense with a BAC of .15 or greater. A judge has the ability to order an interlock outside of these requirements.
Find a New Jersey ignition interlock device (car breathalyzer, IID) installation location and schedule your installation at a state certified location near your home or work.
More New Jersey DUI process resources
Approved State Vendor List
New Jersey's Intoxicated Driver Program
New Jersey's Legal BAC Limit
Download and Complete New Jersey BAIID Application Form