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New or additional class of licence

  Application fee Test fee1 * Total
Learner licence (class 1 or 6) $48.20 $45.70 $93.90
Restricted licence (class 1 or 6) $48.20 $86.602 $134.80
Full licence (class 1 or 6) $49.60 $59.902 $109.50
Learner licence (class 2 to 5) $48.20 $45.70 $93.90
Full licence (class 2 to 5) $49.60 $59.903 $109.50
If you miss your test time or your test is failed or terminated, you must pay another test fee when you rebook. You will not have to pay another application fee.
If you are presenting a CBTA certificate for your restricted or full class 6 you will not need to pay a test fee.

If you're presenting an approved course certificate for class 2–5 you will not need to pay a test fee.

*If you want to change or cancel your test, you will have to pay a further fee

Overseas conversion

  Application fee1 Theory test fee2 * Practical test fee2 * Total3
Any full licence class $52.10 $45.70 $59.90 $157.70
If you're applying to convert more than one class of licence at the same time, you pay only one application fee.
If you miss your test time or your test is failed or terminated, you must pay another test fee when you rebook. You will not have to pay another application fee.
Depending on the country issuing your overseas licence and the time you've held it, you may not have to pass theory and/or practical tests. If you don't have to sit the test, you don't have to pay the fee.
*If you want to change or cancel your test, you will have to pay a further fee

New P V I O endorsement application

Type Duration Application fee1 Vetting fee2 ID card1 Test fee1 * Certification fee3 Total
Small P 1 year $64.40 $9.70 $8.60 - - $82.70
5 years $246.30 $48.50 $8.60 - - $303.40
Large P 1 year $64.40 $9.70 - - - $74.10
5 years $246.30 $9.70 - - - $256.00
V 1 year $64.40 $9.70 $8.60 $59.90 - $142.60
5 years $246.30 $48.50 $8.60 $59.90 - $363.30
I 1 year $64.40 $9.70 - $59.90 - $134
5 years $246.30 $48.50 - $59.90 -

$354.70

O 1 year $64.40 $9.70 - - $476.30 $550.40
5 years $246.30 $48.50 - - $476.30 $771.10

If you're applying for more than one endorsement at the same time, you'll pay only one application fee, one ID card fee and one test fee.

You only have to pay the test fee if you haven't sat a class 1 full licence test in the last five years.

The vetting fee is $9.70 per year, unless you are applying for a large P endorsement to only drive large passenger service vehicles. Then you only pay the vetting fee every fifth year.
Please pay the certification fee at your nearest NZ Transport Agency regional office.
*If you want to change or cancel your test, you will have to pay a further fee

Other fees

Application type Total
Replacement licence $38.20
Replacement ID card $13.70
Exemption application $27.20
Limited licence $39.30
New F R T W or D endorsement $44
Licence reinstatement $66.40
Alcohol interlock licence $200
Zero alcohol licence $66.40
Certificate of particulars $11.10
Demerit point and suspension history $11.10

Changing or cancelling your test

If you want to change or cancel your driver licence test, you may have to pay a fee. However, if you make the change or cancellation with enough notice, we can hold the test fee amount in ‘credit’ for you on the driver licensing system for when you re-book your test. If you do the cancel, change and/or re-booking online, you’ll pay nothing when you re-book your test.

Days till test

Method of cancelling or changing your test booking

Change or cancellation fee

More than two complete working days* before your test

Online

No extra fee

More than two complete working days* before your test

Via a driver licensing agent or phone

$16.40**

Within two complete working days* of your test

Any method (online, driver licensing agent or phone)

Full test fee charged

If you cancel more than two complete working days* before the test, and don’t think you’ll be rebooking a driver licence test for a long time, you should be eligible for a refund of the fees you originally paid. The application form [PDF, 112 KB] will tell you what information you need to provide. Please note that refunds are assessed on a case by case basis and may be subject to an additional processing fee of $16.40.

* Two or more complete working days (excluding weekends and public holidays) between the day you change or cancel your test and the date of your test.

** This is a regulated fee to cover the time taken and costs incurred when a test is cancelled or rescheduled.

How do I apply for a refund of driver licensing fees?

If you decide to cancel an application or a driving test you may be eligible for a refund of some or all of the fees you've paid.

We assess each refund application on its own merits. The application form will guide you through the information you need to provide.

Download the application form to apply for a refund (DL13) [PDF, 112 KB]

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