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If your overseas driver licence or permit isn't in English you will also need an accurate English translation.

Acceptable translation documents

If your overseas driver licence or permit isn't in English you must provide an accurate English translation when you are driving and when you want to convert your overseas licence to a New Zealand licence. The translation must be provided by:

The following documents may also be acceptable as a translation:

  • an international driving permit – issued in accordance with a United Nations Convention on road traffic
  • a translation document issued by a Notary Public Office in China.

Approved translators

Auckland

Approved translators / Auckland

A+ Translations

64B Centorian Drive, Windsor Park, Auckland 0632

| Phone: 09 476 0212
Email: gholt@ihug.co.nz
French and German translations only

A2Z Translate Ltd

Downstairs, General Buildings, 31-33 Shortland Street, (entrance off O'Connell Street, Auckland CBD

| Phone: 09 3033 705 | Freephone: 0800 889 0160
Email: info@a2ztranslate.com
Website: www.licencetranslation.co.nz

Accurate Translations and Interpreting

2/34 West Tamaki Road, Glen Innes, Auckland

| Phone: 09 521 0118
Email: s.fenton@auckland.ac.nz

Advanced Translation & Interpreting

59B Godden Crescent, Mission Bay, Auckland

| Phone: 09 521 4491
Email: h.brodsky@auckland.ac.nz

Angela (Xiao) Wang

23 Seresin Crescent, Flat Bush, Manukau 2016

| Phone: 09 271 2299
Email: xiaoxiao76@hotmail.com

Angela Dreadon

5 McMillan Place, Mellons Bay, Manukau City 2014

| Phone: 09 551 4985 | Mobile: 027 4399 497
Email: angela.dreadon@gmail.com
Japanese translations only

Anna Black

17 Beswick Place
Birkdale
Auckland 0626

| Phone: 09 480 6004 | Mobile: 021 02325635
Email: anya@translated.co.nz
Russian translations only

Aria NZ Translation Services

PO Box 105574, Auckland City, 4C Level 4 Canterbury Arcade, 170 Queen Street, Auckland Central

| Phone: 09 309 2277
Email: aria.nztranslation@gmail.com

Asia Translation & Interpreting Co Ltd

Level 8, Southern Cross Building, 59-67 High St, Auckland

| Phone: 09 918 9099 | Mobile: 021 101 9508
Email: kitty@xtra.co.nz

Asian Languages Translation Service

28 Edgewood Way, Henderson, Auckland

| Phone: 09 838 3778 | Mobile: 021 175 7639 | Fax: 09 838 3778
Email: yorenye@hotmail.com

Auckland Best Translations & Interpreting Group Ltd

Auckland

| Phone: 09 929 3670 | Mobile: 021 628 610
Email: lin@besttranslations.co.nz

Auckland Chinese Translation Service

40C Symonds Street, Onehunga, Auckland

| Phone: 09 634 9133
Email: nzqiaolu@yahoo.co.nz

Auckland Translation Services

4d Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland

| Phone: 09 522 9417
Email: translation@xtra.co.nz
Russian and Ukrainian translations only

Auckland Translations Ltd

(Greenlane branch)
Unit 3
193 Great South Road
Greenland
Auckland 1051

| Phone: 09 522 1061 | Mobile: 021 1458030
Email: info@aktranslation.co.nz
Website: www.aktranslation.co.nz

Auckland Translations Ltd

(Albany branch)
Suite E, First Floor, Building 6
331 Rosedale Road
Albany
North Shore
Auckland 0632

| Phone: 09 600 1750 | Mobile: 022 044 6400
Email: info@aktranslation.co.nz
Website: www.aktranslation.co.nz

Beata Claridge

60 Frederick Street, Hillsborough, Auckland 1042

| Phone: 09 624 4041 | Fax: 09 624 4041
Email: beata@clear.net.nz
Polish translations only

Byron International Group Ltd

L3/220 Queen Street CBD, Auckland, PO Box 91333, Auckland Mail Centre

| Phone: 09 368 1588 | Fax: 09 974 9131
Email: 3681588@gmail.com

Carolina Cadavid

7A Rarangi Road, St Helliers, Auckland

| Mobile: 022 636 4550
Email: nohra_cadavid@yahoo.es

CDT Creative

3/9 Sudan Avenue, Milford, Auckland

| Phone: 09 410 4526 | Mobile: 027 5479 630
Email: cdtcreative@xtra.co.nz

Chinese Translations Typesetting

181 Hobson Street, Auckland City, PO Box 90 683, Auckland Mail Centre

| Phone: 09 357 0922 | Mobile: 0274 888 828 | Fax: 09 358 4792
Email: dsoh@ymail.com

CIE International (t/a Sae Han Translation Service)

145 Nile Road, Milford, Auckland, PO Box 4425, Shortland Street, Auckland

| Phone: 09 410 2027
Email: cie@xtra.co.nz
Korean translations only

Dipl.Ubers (FH) Brigitta Sinton

4 Cameron Street, Takapuna, Auckland 0622

| Phone: 09 489 4221 | Fax: 09 489 4221
Email: brigittasinton@gmail.com

DW Group (DW Translation)

PO Box 6040, Wellesley Street, Auckland, Suite 2&3 level 6, 300 Queen St, Auckland CBD

| Phone: 09 303 0380
Email: abc@3030380.com

Elizabeth Sekizaki

1/95A Captain Scott Road
Glen Eden
Auckland 0602

| Phone: 09 813 9332 | Mobile: 021 123 7042
Email: liz.sekizaki@gmail.com
Japanese translations only

EMC Professional Services Limited (George Chang)

Unit A/60 Surrey Crescent, Grey Lynn, Auckland, PO Box 46215, Herne Bay, Auckland

| Phone: 09 376 3532 | Mobile: 021 705 686 | Fax: 09 627 5686
Email: sclmc@yahoo.com

European Translation Services Ltd

264 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, PO Box 6633, Wellesley Street, Auckland

| Phone: 09 376 4247 | Mobile: 027 4866 325 | Fax: 09 378 1150
Email: joan@europeantranslations.co.nz

Ferner Translations
Sibylle Ferner

20A Rarangi Road, St Heliers, Auckland

| Phone: 09 575 7179
Email: ferner@xtra.co.nz

Fortops Translation Services

57A Clovelly Road, Bucklands Beach, Auckland 2012

| Phone: 09 537 0811 | Mobile: 021 141 5604
Email: stevenli@xtra.co.nz

FUNGYM Translation
May Fung

Auckland

| Phone: 09 368 7383 | Mobile: 021 383 783
Email: fungymtranslation@gmail.com

Gaed (Keda) Keshan

406 Chapel Road, Flat Bush, Auckland 2016

| Phone: 09 273 7567 | Mobile: 021 048 7114
Email: kedakashen@yahoo.com
Arabic translations only

Goetthans German Translation & Interpreting Service

2F/14 Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland 1010

| Phone: 09 377 0573 | Mobile: 021 02700577
Email: anitago@pl.net

HCL Translation Ltd

20A Balmain Road, Chatswood, Auckland 0626

| Mobile: 021 994 202
Email: hcltransl@xtra.co.nz
French translations only

Hong Translations Ltd

141 Seabrook Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland 0600

| Mobile: 021 1711618
Email: lihong_irene@yahoo.com

IndoNZ Translations

2 Orton Street, Glenfield, Auckland

| Phone: 09 441 3100
Email: satyawan@xtra.co.nz

Irena Graves Translations

248 Blackbridge Road, RD 4, Albany 0794, Auckland

| Phone: 09 426 7313 | Fax: 09 426 7313
Email: roy.graves@xtra.co.nz

Japan Interpreting Service Ltd

Suite 605, Level 6, 350 Queen Street, Auckland, PO Box 861, Shortland Street, Auckland

| Phone: 09 307 0020 | Mobile: 021 655 688 | Fax: 09 525 8111
Email: jis.nz@xtra.co.nz

Japanese Solutions Ltd

3/13-15 Bassant Avenue, Penrose, Auckland

| Phone: 09 579 2212 | Mobile: 021 855 358 | Fax: 09 579 0347
Email: info@japanesesolutions.co.nz

Jean Wiebiltz

33 Lyons Avenue, Murrays Bay, Auckland 0630

| Phone: 09 478 8892 | Fax: 09 478 9360
Email: wiebiltz@xtra.co.nz

Joe Wong Translating & Interpreting Services

3 Glanmire Place, Flat Bush, Auckland 2016, PO Box 251345, Pakuranga, Manukau 2140

| Phone: 09 272 8183 | Mobile: 021 783 395 | Fax: 09 272 8183
Email: joewong1001@gmail.com

Korean Translation Limited

19 Emerson Street, Glendowie, Auckland

| Phone: 09 521 1300
Email: geneoh@ihug.co.nz
Korean Translations only

Ksenija Obradovic

11C Corella Road, Belmont, Auckland 0622

| Mobile: 021 112 5432
Email: kmobradovic@gmail.com

Language Facilitation Ltd

35 Sainsbury Road, Mt Albert, Auckland 1025

| Phone: 09 889 3317 | Mobile: 022 0611561 | Fax: 09 846 6499
Email: info@languagefacilitation.co.nz
European languages only

Language Links Ltd

Level 10, 48 Emily Place, Auckland Central 1010, PO Box 661, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140

| Phone: 09 303 0590 | Mobile: 0274 338 938 | Fax: 09 303 0589
Email: translations@languagelinks.co.nz

Le Mot Juste French Translation Specialists

2b Collingwood Street, Freemans Bay, Auckland

| Phone: 09 360 2541
Email: info@lemotjuste.co.nz

Lee Park Young Im

37 Lingarth Street, Remuera, Auckland

| Phone: 09 524 5127 | Mobile: 022 628 4822
Email: ypar014@aucklanduni.ac.nz
Korean and Japanese translations only

Maria Eugenia Serra

3B/182 Federal Street, Auckland Central 1010

| Mobile: 021 159 8474
Email: euserra@gmail.com
Spanish translations only

MLU Chinese Translation Service

50 Knightsbridge Drive, Forrest Hill 0620, Auckland

| Phone: 09 410 9062 | Mobile: 021 0333 549
Email: marlenelu70@gmail.com

Monumental Translations International
Adriana Mendonca

Auckland

| Mobile: 021 02465445
Email: contact@monumental.co.nz
Website: www.monumental.co.nz
Portuguese, Spanish & French translations only

Nationwide Interpreting Services

10A Short Street, Papakura, Auckland, www.nationwideinterpreting.co.nz

| Mobile: 021 907523 (text)
Email: info@nationwideinterpreting.co.nz

New Horizons Advisory Services Ltd

320 Beach Road, Campbells Bay, Auckland, PO Box 65-091, Mairangi Bay

| Mobile: 021 264 1068 | Fax: 09 479 5701
Email: nhas@vodafone.co.nz

New Times Translation (formerly Real Translation Service Ltd)
Raymond Qiu

PO Box 105753, Auckland 1143

| Phone: 09 849 7618 | Mobile: 021 236 5455
Email: qiuy01@hotmail.com

Polaris Translation & Interpreting

5 Duncan MacLean Link, Western Springs, Auckland 1022

| Phone: 09 815 0401 | Mobile: 027 413 1721
Email: marcella.selwyn@orcon.net.nz

Professional Chinese Translation & Interpreting Services

73 Greenlane Road East, Remuera, Auckland 1050

| Phone: 09 532 9389 | Mobile: 021 033 2586
Email: hutech@xtra.co.nz

Ramin Vali

1 Miromiro Street, Greenhithe, Auckland 0632

| Phone: 09 447 1643
Email: ramin_vali@hotmail.com

Reprotrans

74B Terry Street, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland

| Phone: 09 826 1067 | Mobile: 027 605 6793 | Fax: 09 826 1063
Email: albertdeng@hotmail.com

Rowan Ming Li

2/43 Ladies Mile, Remuera, Auckland

| Phone: 09 522 1325
Email: fsrowan@hotmail.com

Russian-English Translation Services

89 Willerton Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland

| Phone: 09 827 0570 | Mobile: 021 890 345 | Fax: 09 827 0574
Email: larissa.jivykh@gmail.com

Slavia Translations

102 Lynn Road, Glenfield, Auckland 0629

| Phone: 09 444 4401 | Mobile: 021 1120438 | Fax: 09 444 4428
Email: mireklydka@paradise.net.nz
Czech and Slovak translations only

SM Translations

3 Condor Place, Unsworth Heights, Auckland

| Phone: 09 443 7322 | Mobile: 021 194 2598 | Fax: 09 443 7322
Email: sahbaa2@hotmail.com
Arabic and European languages only

SOLtranslations
Marisol Valenzuela-Dillen

109 Queenstown Road, Onehunga, Auckland 1061

| Phone: 09 624 1394 | Mobile: 021 107 3709
Email: soltranslations@ihug.co.nz
Spanish translations only

Spanish Language Services

78 Mountbatten Avenue, Hillcrest, North Shore City, Auckland 0627

| Phone: 09 419 2485 | Mobile: 021 126 7238 | Fax: 09 419 2485
Email: info@spanishlanguage.co.nz

Suzanne Faigan

29 Tiri Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081

| Phone: 09 372 2281 | Mobile: 021 050 1965
Email: suzanne.faigan@gmail.com
French or Russian translations only

The Translation Service

Department of Internal Affairs
Level 6, AA Building
99 Albert Street
Auckland 1010

| Freephone: 0800 872 675
Email: translate@dia.govt.nz
Website: www.translate.govt.nz

The Translation Service

Department of Internal Affairs
Level 1, 20-24 Lambie Drive
Manukau City 2104

| Freephone: 0800 872 675
Email: translate@dia.govt.nz
Website: www.translate.govt.nz

Translation Logistics & Consultancy Ltd

73 Greenlane Road East, Remuera, Auckland, PO Box 17139, Greenlane, Auckland

| Phone: 09 522 7168
Email: info@translogicon.co.nz

Transnational NZ Ltd

Level 2, 63 Albert Street, AMI Building, Auckland (CBD)

| Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz

Transnational NZ Ltd

Unit 20, 16 Lambie Drive, Manukau, Auckland 2104

| Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz

Transnational NZ Ltd

Block 1C, 44-46 Constellation Drive, Rosedale, Albany, Auckland

| Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz

Unit NZ Translators & Interpreters
Roberta Queiroga

PO Box 84-340, Westgate, Auckland 0657

| Phone: 09 416 5771 | Mobile: 021 180 9757
Email: unitnz@unitnz.com
Portuguese, Spanish and Japanese translations only

Wanlong (Warren) Gao

11 Belinda Avenue, Flat Bush, Manukau, Auckland

| Phone: 09 272 8696
Email: warrengaw@yahoo.com

Wei Li

1 Joy Street, Albany, Auckland

| Mobile: 021 112 2739
Email: liwei73@yahoo.com

Yan Chen

24K/76 Albert Street, Auckland City

| Mobile: 021 266 3245
Email: yancheng69@hotmail.com

Bay of Plenty

Approved translators / Bay of Plenty

Burgess Translations
Anika Burgess

33 Kane Road, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa 3118

| Phone: 07 572 1951 | Mobile: 021 216 6302
Email: anika@burgess-translations.com
French and German translations only

Transnational NZ Ltd

1460 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua

| Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz

Transnational NZ Ltd

81 Hull Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga

| Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz

Canterbury

Approved translators / Canterbury

ALTS Translation Service

39 Carlton Mill Road, Merivale, Christchurch

| Phone: 03 377 5454
Email: alts@alts.co.nz

AS Translation Services
Annie Li-an Shih

32A Peer Street, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch

| Phone: 03 348 8813 | Mobile: 021 0576787
Email: asfanyi66@gmail.com

East West Promotions Ltd

17A Balgay Street, Upper Riccarton , Christchurch 8041, PO Box 6206, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8442

| Phone: 03 348 2006 | Fax: 03 348 5266
Email: ewp@xtra.co.nz

MLT Translation Centre

PO Box 2765, Christchurch, Unit 9 Carlton Mews, 21 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch

| Phone: 03 377 1227
Email: translate@mlt.co.nz

Monumental Translations International
Adriana Mendonca

Christchurch

| Mobile: 021 02465445
Email: contact@monumental.co.nz
Website: www.monumental.co.nz
Portuguese, French and Spanish translations only

Spanish Communications Ltd

9 Blencathra Place, Westmorland, Christchurch

| Phone: 03 339 0057 | Mobile: 022 4275 475 | Fax: 03 339 0057
Email: info@spanish.kiwi
Website: www.spanish.kiwi

The Translation Service

Department of Internal Affairs
Level 1 BNZ Centre
120 Hereford Street
Christchurch 8011

| Mobile: 0800 872 675
Email: translate@dia.govt.nz
Website: www.translate.govt.nz

Translation Culture Services

2/38 Brockworth Place, Riccarton, Christchurch 8011

| Phone: 03 980 8808 | Mobile: 021 208 8040
Email: christianerupp@gmail.com
henryrupp@gmail.com

Transnational NZ Ltd

35B Riccarton Road, Riccarton, Christchurch

| Phone: 03 337 4410 | Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918 | Fax: 03 281 7401
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz
transnational@xtra.co.nz

Hawke's Bay

Approved translators / Hawke's Bay

Adrian James Coleman (AJ Coleman)

26 Reeve Drive, Havelock North

| Phone: 06 877 5704
Email: ajcoleman@xtra.co.nz
French/German translations only

Lei Tanabe

14 Ewan Place, Taradale, Napier

| Phone: 06 845 1944
Email: lei@clear.net.nz
Japanese translations only

NZTC International

Carlsson House
300 Queen Street
Hastings

| Phone: 06 801 0537
Email: interpreting@nztcinternational.com
Website: www.nztcinternational.com

Manawatu-Wanganui

Approved translators / Manawatu-Wanganui

ITSL - Interpreting & Translation Services Ltd

35A Batt Street, Palmerston North

| Phone: 06 353 1910 | Fax: 06 353 1910
Email: isabelle.poff-pencole@itsl.co.nz

Transnational NZ Ltd

Level 1, 109 Princess Street
PALMERSTON NORTH
(Open from 10:00am to 1:00pm only)

| Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz

Nelson-Marlborough-Tasman

Approved translators / Nelson-Marlborough-Tasman

LCTE Ltd

65D Mount Street, Nelson 7010

| Phone: 03 548 9388 | Mobile: 021 0499 822
Email: info@translations4migrants.com
Website: www.translations4migrants.com

NTIS New Zealand Translations Ltd

PO Box 1422, Nelson, Level 1, 154 Hardy Street, Cnr Hardy & Church Street, Nelson

| Phone: 03 548 9944
Email: ntis@ntis.co.nz
Website: www.ntis.co.nz

Otago

Approved translators / Otago

Sara Bollati

13 Kowhai Drive
Wanaka 9305

| Phone: 03 443 4049 | Mobile: 021 2096798
Email: sarabollati@xtra.co.nz

Simon Purvis Translation Service

7/67 Stanley Street, Queenstown 9300, Fax 021 746 7110

| Phone: 03 746 7114 | Mobile: 021 175 7478
Email: simonjpurvis@gmail.com
Portuguese translations only

Transnational NZ Ltd

145 Bay View Road, Saint Kilda, Dunedin CBD

| Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz

Transnational NZ Ltd

2nd Floor, O'Connells Shopping Centre, 30 Camp Street, Queenstown

| Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz

Taranaki

Approved translators / Taranaki

Transnational NZ Ltd

Level 1, Vero Building, 10-12 Devon Street East, New Plymouth

| Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz

Waikato

Approved translators / Waikato

Sabine Lang

9 Browning Street, Cambridge 3432

| Phone: 07 827 0469
Email: lang.nz@xtra.co.nz
German, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Dutch translations only

Transnational NZ Ltd

169 London Street, Hamilton CBD

| Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz

Wellington

Approved translators / Wellington

All Spanish Translation Services

47 Sunbrae Drive, Silverstream, Upper Hutt, PO Box 48200, Upper Hutt 5019

| Phone: 04 973 8377 | Mobile: 021 158 7933
Email: cecilia@allspanish.co.nz

High Quality Translations

Wellington

| Mobile: 021 119 8965
Email: nataliasu5@yahoo.co.nz
Russian translations only

NZTC International

Level 9
The New Zealand Language Centre building
186 Willis Street
Wellington

| Phone: 04 384 5047
Hours: Reception hours: 12.30–3:00pm Mon-Fri
Email: interpreting@nztcinternation.com
Website: www.nztcinternational.com

The Translation Service

Department of Internal Affairs,
Level 3, 109 Featherston Street
Wellington CBD
PO Box 805
Wellington

| Freephone: 0800 872 675
Email: translate@dia.govt.nz
Website: www.translate.govt.nz

Transnational NZ Ltd

Level 7, 99 The Terrace, Wellington CBD

| Freephone: 0800 000 339 | Mobile: 021 056 3918
Email: enquiries@transnational-ltd.co.nz
Website: www.transnational-ltd.co.nz

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