New Jersey Drug Testing

US Drug Test Centers is the premier drug testing partner in New Jersey and has more than 20,000 locations around the nation.

Keep reading to learn more about how we help New Jersey employers maintain a drug-free workplace; the drug testing and services we offer individuals; and more.

Jersey City, New Jersey

Workplace Drug Testing for Non-DOT and DOT Companies

What are your current drug-free workplace policies? If you're an employer, keeping drugs and alcohol far from the workplace is of utmost importance.

Substance abuse can lead to workplace accidents, on-the-job crime, decreased morale, and increased employee turnover. This is why drug testing in New Jersey companies is so important.

We'll help you:

  • Craft bullet-proof drug testing policies to protect you, your team, and your business entity.

  • Train your staff, including your designated employer representative (DER). For example, we'll show them how to establish reasonable suspicion and determine impairment.

  • Conduct all drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment screening, reasonable suspicion drug testing, random drug testing, post-accident drug testing, and return-to-duty drug testing.

  • Conduct all background checks. Order checks and receive the results electronically.

Keeping DOT Companies and Owner-Operators Compliant

US Drug Test Centers also works with companies and owner-operators employed by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Staying compliant with local and federal law is crucial to keep your business running.

Screening is particularly important for safety-sensitive employees. Such testing confirms that they're capable of fulfilling their duties while keeping themselves, coworkers, and the general public safe.

We offer all of the aforementioned services to DOT businesses so that you can pass an audit at any time.

Ready to get started? Order your test online today.

Our testing locations do not accept payment and require a drug test order form at the time of testing. Please click the "Order a Test" button to order your test. Once your order has been processed, your drug test order form will be emailed to you. Testing options may vary on a site by site basis. Additional fees may apply depending on your location.

Committed to Accuracy

We only work with SAMHSA-certified laboratories and have all test results confirmed by a medical review officer.

Unparalleled Convenience

With drug testing locations spread throughout New Jersey, you never have to go far to find us. For speedy results, we offer instant urine drug testing and on-site mobile testing.

Endless Variety

We can screen for dozens of illicit substances via hair, urine, and breath. Additionally, we have hundreds of drug test panels to choose from.

891 Testing locations in New Jersey

269 Us Highway 46

Little Ferry New Jersey 07643

Phone: 866-566-0261

70 Cornwell Dr

Bridgeton New Jersey 08302

Phone: 866-566-0261

1149 Bloomfield Ave

Clifton New Jersey 07012

Phone: 866-566-0261

201 Bridge St

Metuchen New Jersey 08840

Phone: 866-566-0261

44 Sylvan Ave

Englewood New Jersey 07632

Phone: 866-566-0261


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Local Reviews

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Review by T.F.
on February 7, 2024

"Very easy to work with and they keep us compliant!"

Review by B.S.
on September 12, 2023


Review by E.P.
on August 18, 2023

"It was great not a big deal something that must be done"

Review by H.L.
on May 24, 2023


Review by E.W.
on April 19, 2023

"Customer service is great!"

Review by P.S.
on February 22, 2023

"Called the center to schedule a few times. Ended up going and hoping for the best."

Review by L.D.
on January 18, 2023


US Drug Test Centers

US Drug Test Centers

We are your complete drug-free workplace solution for employers. We provide drug testing for all reasons such as pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, and return to duty. We have a state-of-the-art cloud-based software that allows you to order drug testing 24/7, store all drug test results and chain of custody forms (forever), and you can see the status of all completed drug testing. We have random drug and alcohol testing consortiums and follow all DOT rules and regulations to direct your company in the right direction to stay in compliance. We can create drug-free workplace policy manuals specific to your company's needs, and we provide online trainings. Our online trainings are perfect for company Supervisors to learn what signs to look for if someone might be under the influence. We also have trainings that explain what Supervisors should know about the DOT rules and regulations in regards to the drug and alcohol testing program. We are a part of the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA), and we always stay up to date with all drug testing-related rules and regulations. If you have any questions about state-specific laws regarding drug and alcohol testing, please contact our office and one of our team members will be glad to help you. If your company would like more information regarding setting up a corporate account you can set up an account online or contact us at 866-566-0261.

Frequently Asked Questions About New Jersey Drug Testing

This material is intended for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for legal guidance. State & local laws change frequently and vary greatly. These are state & local laws and do not over rule the federal Department of Transportation laws & policies. Readers are advised to consult with their legal counsel or industry experts before acting based on this information. Last Updated Apr 2023

New Jersey Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in New Jersey need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
Yes. The rules in New Jersey are all based on court decisions versus legislative actions
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in New Jersey?
No, however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place (Policy is specifically required to comply with the New Jersey’s voluntary law).
What are some compliance requirements in New Jersey?
Employers must use a certified laboratory. Random testing is limited to safety-sensitive positions only. Post-accident testing should only be conducted when there is a reason to believe that the individual caused or contributed to the incident.
Are employers in New Jersey able to leverage their drug screening program to reduce their Worker’s Compensation Insurance costs?
Are employers in New Jersey able to use drug screening for any other claim defenses or state-specific financial benefits?
Yes. Employers may be able to leverage an ‘Intoxication’ defense to a Workers’ Compensation Claim, based on a positive drug test result and misconduct. A positive drug test may also make an employee ineligible for unemployment compensation. Employers wishing to leverage either of these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Does New Jersey authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?
Yes. This state has authorized the use of medical marijuana for limited medical conditions. The law prohibits employers from discriminating against an individual solely based on their status as a registrant in the state’s medical marijuana program. If a medical marijuana registrant tests positive for marijuana the employer must provide an opportunity for them to present a legitimate medical explanation, the employer must provide a written notice of the right to explain the test results and within three working days, the employee or job applicant may submit information to explain the result or may request a retest at the employee or applicants own expense.   Recently, a court ruled that a disabled and authorized medical marijuana using employee may sue his former employer under the states’ discrimination law. Employers may also be required to pay for the cost of medical marijuana.
Can I be fired or lose a job offer in New Jersey if I fail a drug test?
In New Jersey, if you test positive on a drug test it can be grounds for termination or a rescinded job offer.
What are the medical and recreational marijuana-related rules in New Jersey?
In New Jersey, medical and recreational marijuana use is considered legal and cannot be used against you if you test positive, unless you are in a safety sensitive position.

Drug Testing Stats - New Jersey

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from New Jersey

Last Updated: March 1, 2024

  • In New Jersey, there are approximately 2,367 people living in a residential drug rehabilitation center.
  • In New Jersey, adults binge drink multiple times each month.
  • Every year there are 583 people in New Jersey who take opioids and die each year.
  • In New Jersey, of people who were Heroin users or tried Heroin were killed due to this substance use.
  • 3.70% of people in New Jersey died due to substance abuse.
  • The Clearinghouse did a study that shows in New Jersey there were a total of 4,971 violations out of 9,306 enrolled employers.

The Rise of Substance Abuse in New Jersey

In the state of New Jersey, 14.40% of adults over the age of 18 binge drink at least once a month. The CDC estimates that there are 79,359 years of potential life lost to excessive alcohol use every single year. Everyone pays the price, literally. In 2010, New Jersey taxpayers spent approximately $6.175 billion as a result of excessive alcohol use. Drug abuse is equally damaging, causing 2,805 overdose deaths each year.

Seeking Help for Drug and Alcohol Use

New Jersey has roughly 397 active rehabilitation clinics serving about 38,326 clients annually. An individual in outpatient rehab can expect to pay around $1,701 for their treatment. For residential rehab programs, on the other hand, the average expense in New Jersey is $56,570. Only 13 clinics offer free drug rehab for all clients, meaning addiction is expensive to conquer.


  1. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), conducted annually by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  2. Provisional Multiple Cause of Death database contains mortality and population for U.S. counties.
  3. Alcohol Use in the United States: Age Groups and Demographic Characteristics
  4. United States Department of Transportation - FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse - December 2023 Report

Drug Test Options for Individuals in New Jersey

We don't only work with companies. US Drug Test Centers also provides testing to individuals in New Jersey.

This includes court-ordered drug testing — DUI, child custody, and probation screening.

How We Screen for Drugs

We offer urine drug testing, hair drug testing, and breath alcohol testing in the state of New Jersey.

Urine drug testing is the most common screening method, especially for employers. Hair follicle drug testing offers certain unique benefits. Because the whole test is conducted by the collector, it's impossible for the donor to cheat. Furthermore, hair drug testing has a longer detecting window, so it's a better way to detect long-term patterns of drug abuse.

If you're not sure what type of drug test you need, contact us for assistance.

Atlantic City, New Jersey

The Substances We Can Detect

US Drug Test Centers can screen for a very large variety of illicit substances in New Jersey, including marijuana, PCP, opioids, amphetamines/methamphetamines, barbiturates, suboxone, cocaine, Rohypnol, and steroids.

We can even screen for heavy metals!

If you feel that you've been poisoned but don't know what you consumed, consider unknown substances drug testing.

Our Various Panels

Depending on the illegal drug you want to test for, some are available individually. In other cases, you'll want to order a panel that screens for multiple substances.

If you don't see the panel or drug tests you're looking for on our website, contact us and we'll be happy to help you.

What Makes Us Different?

Why partner with us and not another testing company?


Delivering accurate test results is our top priority. We only work with SAMHSA-certified laboratories, which are held to stricter standards than other types of labs.

Additionally, we verify all results with a medical review officer (MRO), who is a licensed physician. As an example, let's say an employee receives positive drug test results, but they suspect that it was triggered by their prescription medication. An MRO can confirm this.


Our drug tests are quick and easy to order. We offer mobile drug testing, where a collector will meet you (or your employee) within two hours.

We also offer instant/POCT testing, where negative results are returned the same day.

Furthermore, we have more than 20,000 drug testing laboratories nationwide, meaning we're never more than a short drive away in New Jersey.

Work With Us in New Jersey

Keeping a drug- and alcohol-free workplace is crucial to your team and your bottom line. Together, we can keep New Jersey substance-free for our businesses, communities, and families.

Whether you need help tightening up your drug testing policies, have questions about how medical marijuana in the workplace should be handled, are concerned about an employee's usage of illegal substances, want to order reasonable suspicion testing, or need to order another test, we're here to help.

Order your drug test online today or contact us for guidance.

Available Collection Types

US Drug Test Centers offers the full range of collection types, including urine, hair and breath samples, each with its own advantages and applications for accurate substance screening.

Legal Drug Testing

Legal drug testing is a critical procedure often mandated by employers, law enforcement agencies, and organizations to ensure compliance with regulations and maintain safety in various settings. US Drug Test Centers can help you with your testing needds.

DOT Testing Services

DOT Testing Services are specifically designed to meet the stringent drug and alcohol testing requirements mandated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for safety-sensitive positions in the transportation industry, ensuring compliance and public safety.

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