Replacing a Lost CDL in New Jersey
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The Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) will issue you a duplicate CDL if your original license is lost, stolen, or destroyed. You may not drive, under any circumstances, until you receive a duplicate.
To replace your lost CDL, you should:
Reporting a lost or missing CDL to the police can help prevent identity theft and other fraud, so it's a good idea to let law enforcement know that your license is on the loose. You are also urged to apply for a duplicate right away if your CDL goes missing, because the MVC says you're not supposed to drive under any circumstances until you've replaced your license.