Motor vehicle admin fees changed from 1 October 2023

From 1 October 2023, motor vehicle admin fees changed. 

Waka Kotahi funding and fees changes

Most transactions involving your vehicle include an administration fee.

You can save time and money by completing some transactions online.

Some transactions can only be completed at an agent and most will require ID.

All prices below include GST.

 Common vehicle transactions

Administration fee

Renew your motor vehicle licence (rego) (MR1 and MR1B)




At an agent


Put your vehicle licence (rego) on hold (MR24) Online Free
Through our contact centre
At an agent

Change of registered person (let us know you've bought a vehicle) (MR13B)


Registration (MR2A - Application for registration of motor vehicle) $14.38
Registration (MR2B - Application for registration of VIN-exempt motor vehicle) $14.70
Re-registration of a vehicle that's been registered in the past $6.33

Cancellation of registration (MR15)


Replacement certificate of registration (MR3/MR7)


Replacement motor vehicle licence (rego) label (MR6)




At an agent