Getting your motorcycle licence in New Zealand involves a three-step process. At each step, you gain a new licence with fewer requirements and more responsibilities. It’s an approach that helps you build the skills and experience to ride safely on our roads.
In 2014 we’re introducing competency based training and assessment, an alternative way to progress through the motorcycle graduated licensing system. Find out more.
The Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme (LAMS) identifies a range of motorcycles appropriate for learner and restricted Class 6 licence holders.
Competency based training and assessment will be an alternative option for progression within the existing graduated motorcycle licensing system. You’ll be able to choose between the current driver testing regime and the new competency based assessment scheme, or a combination of the two.