Some N.J. drivers can renew IDs through the mail

    All you Jersey drivers born before Dec. 1, 1964 are getting a break.

    By this summer, you’ll be able to renew your licenses and other state photo IDs through the mail. The change will help the state meet stricter federal ID laws, according to the Daily Journal.

    About one million customers will be able to take advantage of the mail renewals, and will have three extra years to meet the federal requirements than those born after Dec. 1, 1964.

    New IDS will be good for eight years instead of four and have gold stars on them to signify compliance with federal regulations.

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