Falsifying a Driver’s License Application

Motor Vehicle Violations for Misstatement of Fact or Falsifying License Application

In addition to having your license suspended for making a misstatement of fact on an application to secure a license, you could also be charged under New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle code (Title 39) for falsifying a NJ driver’s license application. Our firm has many years of experience with defending these cases in Municipal and Superior Courts throughout the state.

Without question, if you are charged for falsifying an application, or if you think you might be charged with falsifying an application because of a misstatement of fact made on a driver’s license application, you should call our office at 1 (877) 450-8301 and speak with an experienced attorney. We can help you with both the underlying charge, as well as the Motor Vehicle License Suspension Hearing to follow.

NJ Law for Falsifying Application or Examination

N.J.S.A. 39:3-37 – Falsifying Application or Examination

A person who gives a fictitious name or address or makes any other intentional misstatement of a material fact in an application for registration of a motor vehicle , an application for a waiver pursuant to section 15 of P.L.1995, c.112 (C.39:8-55) of the emission standards requirement, or an application for a driver’s license or in a preliminary application, examination or proceeding, or a person who knowingly sells, loans or gives an identification document to another person for the purpose of aiding that person to obtain a driver’s license, registration certificate or waiver certificate for which that person is not qualified, shall be subject to a fine of not less than $200 or more than $500, or imprisonment for not more than six months or both, at the discretion of the court. 

The director shall, upon proper evidence not limited to a conviction, revoke the registration of the motor vehicle or driver’s license of a person who violates this section for a period of not less than six months or more than two years.

Fines and Penalties under N.J.S.A. 39:3-37

Fines for Falsifying an Application or Examination:  Between $200 and $500.

Imprisonment: Six (6) months or less.

License Suspension: Between six (6) months and two (2) years.


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