39:3-9a Legal name of licensee; endorsement.
39:3-9a Legal name of licensee; endorsement
.Each drivers license issued pursuant to R.S.39:3-10 shall have the legal name of the licensee endorsed thereon in his own handwriting. For purposes of this section, legal name shall mean the name recorded on a birth certificate unless otherwise changed by marriage, divorce or order of court. The director may require that only the legal name be recorded on the drivers license. A person who has been issued a drivers license pursuant to R.S.39:3-10 whose name is changed due to marriage, divorce or by order of court shall notify the director of the change in name within two weeks after the change is made.
A person who fails to notify the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles of a change in name as required in this section shall be subject to a fine. A person who is fined under this section for a violation of this section shall not be subject to a surcharge under the New Jersey Merit Rating Plan as provided in section 6 of P.L.1983, c.65 (C.17:29A-35).
For the purposes of this section, a digitized signature image shall constitute a licensees signature in his own handwriting. A digitized signature image is an electronic representation of a persons written signature.
Failure to notify change in name
Penalties Fine $25- $500 plus costs
imprisonment not exceeding 15 days, or both
L.1987,c.20,s.2; amended 1988, c.8, s.1; 1999, c.28, s.1.
39:3-9b Street address on drivers license; exception.
2. Each application for a drivers license, or a renewal thereof, required by R.S.39:3-10 shall contain the street address of the place of residence or business of the licensee at the time of application or renewal. A post office box shall appear on a drivers license application only as part of a mailing address that is submitted by the licensee in addition to the street address of the licensees residence or business; provided, however, the director, upon application, shall permit a person who was a victim of a violation of N.J.S.2C:12-10, N.J.S.2C:14-2, or N.J.S.2C:25-17 et seq., or who the director otherwise determines to have good cause, to use as a mailing address a post office box, an address other than the applicants address or other contact point. A licensee whose last address appears on the records of the division as a post office box shall change the address on the application for renewal to the street address of the licensees residence or business and, if different from the street address, his mailing address unless the director has determined, pursuant to this section, that the licensee may use a post office box, an address other than the licensees address or other contact point as a mailing address.
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