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CoF inspecting organisation application

This form is used when applying for an NZ Transport Agency certificate of fitness (CoF) issuing authority.

Before completing this form you should read the CoF inspecting organisation important information form on our website or you can request a copy by emailing info@nzta.govt.nz or by calling us on 0800 699 000.

Note: All fields marked with (*) are mandatory.

Inspecting organisation details

(if applicable)

(Please include street, suburb, city/town and postcode)

(if different from above)

(eg 04 801 1234)

(eg 021 123 4567)

For more information on financial interest, please see our website.


IO representative

Note: this is the person authorised to sign legal documents on behalf of the organisation.

(dd/mm/yyyy)


Criminal history


Site details

Complete this section if your site details are different to the inspecting organisation details on the previous page. The application fee to become an inspecting organisation includes one site assessment. If you have more than one site please complete the Certificate of fitness additional site application form.

(Please include street, suburb, city/town and postcode)

(eg 04 801 1234)

(eg 04 123 4567)

Site representative
Note: this is the person authorised to sign legal documents on behalf of the site)

(dd/mm/yyyy)


Other details

1. What quality management system (QMS) will you be using?

2. What type(s) of vehicle are you applying to inspect?
(Please tick appropriate answers)

CoF A (light) vehicle types

CoF B (heavy) vehicle types


Currently held authorities

In order to apply for CoF A authority, you must be a Transport Agency-appointed warrant of fitness (WoF) inspecting organisation.


Vehicle inspectors

List the vehicle inspectors employed or engaged by you to inspect at your site:

Vehicle inspector's name
Authority no.

Payment details

The fee for this application is $1437.50.

Payment options

Option 1

Enclose the application fee with a printed copy of the application submission email you will recieve and send it to:

Service Supply Management
NZ Transport Agency
Private Bag 11777
Palmerston North 4442

Please make your cheque payable to the NZ Transport Agency and note on the back the following information:

  1. COFSIT
  2. Code: 80000572
  3. Reference: the name of the IO representative (surname and initials)

Option 2

Call us on 0800 699 000 with your credit card or debit card to pay over the phone.

Please note: the Transport Agency accepts Visa, MasterCard and Debit Visa/MasterCard.


Inspecting organisation representative declaration

I declare that the information supplied in this application is correct and that if appointed I will comply with the Rules and Regulations. I authorise the NZ Transport Agency to make all enquiries as to my character and suitability to operate an inspecting organisation for the purposes of this application and for the term of any appointment as an inspecting organisation (under the Official Information Act 1982 and the Privacy Act 1993). *

Your information

Collection of this information is authorised by the Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002. All information contained in your application form will be held by the NZ Transport Agency and treated as confidential subject to the Official Information Act 1982 and the Privacy Act 1993.

Under the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to request access to and correction of any personal information you supply as a part of this application process from the Transport Agency. Should you wish to exercise these rights please contact the NZ Transport Agency, Private Bag 11777, Palmerston North 4442 or email info@nzta.govt.nz.

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