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A demerit points and suspension history report will show all your demerit points and demerit suspensions in the last seven years.

How to apply

You can apply by:

  • calling our contact centre on 0800 822 422, (or from overseas +64 6 953 6200) Monday to Friday, between 8am and 6pm; or
  • writing to:

The NZ Transport Agency
Business Administration Team
Private Bag 11777
Palmerston North 4442
New Zealand.

When applying, please provide:

  • the driver licence number (if known)
  • licence holder's full name (as shown on the licence)
  • licence holder's date of birth
  • the last address we would have recorded
  • the postal or email address you'd like the certificate sent to
  • a contact phone number
  • payment of (NZ)$11.10.

Once we have received your request, please allow sufficient time for us to produce and send your demerit points and suspension history. The normal processing time is five working days.

Method of payment

If you're applying over the phone, please ensure that you have a credit or debit card on hand to pay the fee. If you're applying in writing, please include payment by personal or bank cheque. The cheque needs to be made out to the New Zealand Transport Agency and be payable in New Zealand dollars. We recommend you don't send credit card details by email or fax as there is no guarantee of the security of the details via these methods. Accordingly, there are only the two payment options.

Third party requests

If someone else is making a request on your behalf, or if you are requesting details for another person, additional information may be required and the information returned will be slightly different.

A signed authority from the licence holder must be included with the request before a report can be provided.

Traffic conviction history

To obtain a list of traffic convictions and sentencing from court appearances you will need to complete a form with the Ministry of Justice. For further information, visit the Ministry of Justice website(external link) or call the Ministry of Justice on 0800 609 669.