This factsheet is for cyclists who share the roads with motor vehicles. If you are a cyclist, then for your own safety, and the safety of other road users, you must follow the road rules for cycle riders, and you must have the right equipment.
This factsheet provides general information about vehicle licensing; what it is, how much it costs; how to licence a vehicle and Q & As.
The NZ Transport Agency's (NZTA) factsheets provide information on transport safety, standards and processes.
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This factsheet explains when transport service licences are required and the process for getting these.
This factsheet informs you of the changed requirements for importing certain vehicles that do not meet frontal impact or emissions standards.
This factsheet provides information about vehicle identification numbers. A VIN is a unique, 17-character number, which is assigned and attached to a motor vehicle. VINs are a security feature, as they help to combat fraud, and are the main way vehicles are identified for administrative purposes.
This factsheets details of the dimension and mass limits for specific vehicles and vehicle combinations.
This factsheet provides an explanation on what reregistration is, when a vehicle needs to be re-registered and the process of re-registration.
This factsheet is about Fuel Excise Duty Refunds - Who is eligible, how to apply & what information to provide.
This factsheet lists the requirements for importing a category A special interest left-hand drive light vehicle into New Zealand.
This factsheet advises when you need to have a vehicle recovery endorsement on your driver licence and provides information on how to get one.
This factsheet advises when you need to have a passenger endorsement on your driver licence (eg when driving a bus or taxi) and provides information on how to get one.
This factsheet is for people who have been disqualified or suspended from driving. It explains what happens when your licence is suspended or disqualified; limited licences (who can get one and how to apply); and how to get your licence back once your suspension or disqualification has ended.
This factsheet is for new residents and visitors to New Zealand who only hold an overseas licence and provides information relating to your eligibility to drive in New Zealand, how to get a New Zealand driver licence, and other information relating to driving in New Zealand.
This factsheet tells you how to get your motorcycle licence. It outlines the three graduated stages, the process to get each stage and any conditions which you must comply with when riding.
This factsheet provides information on a person’s legal obligations with regard to the sale and acquisition of a vehicle.
This factsheet should be read in conjunction with Factsheet 44a and Factsheet 44b. New Zealand allows the import of 'used' vehicles, provided the vehicle meets applicable standards, safety and emissions requirements. There must also be acceptable proof of ownership and standards compliance. These things are checked in the process known as entry certification. Entry certifiers are...
This factsheet provides information for New Zealand licence holders travelling or intending to travel overseas. It provides helpful advice on your entitlement to drive overseas; renewing or replacing your New Zealand driver licence while overseas and your entitlement to drive in New Zealand when you return if your New Zealand licence has expired while you were overseas.
This factsheet advises when you need to have a dangerous goods endorsement on your driver licence and provides information on how to get one.
This factsheet relates to driver licensing courses for licence classes and endorsements.