Vehicle Licencing FAQ

March 03, 2016 at 1:13 PM

Q: How much does it cost to get your license in New Zealand?
 

A: Below are the costs for the different stages of a Class 1 car license.

These fees are the test fees only and do NOT include any professional driver training (which is highly recommended)

The test fee does NOT include the use of vehicle (Restricted and Full test)

Learners License test $93-90
Restricted License test $134-80
Full License test $109-50



Q: How much does it cost to get a motorbike license in New Zealand?

A: Below are the costs for the different stages of a Class 6 motorbike license.

These fees are the test fees only and do NOT include any professional training (which is highly recommended)

The test fee does NOT include the use of motorbike (Restricted and Full test)

Learners License test $93-90
Restricted License test $134-80
Full License test $109-50



Q: Can you get your motorbike license without a car license?

A:
Yes

 

Q: How many hours practice should I have before I take the test for my license?

A: It is recommended to have at least 120 hours of practice

 

Q: Is my foreign license accepted in New Zealand?

A: Yes, you can use your foreign license for the first year you are in NZ. After that you will have to convert to a NZ license

 

Q: What age do I need to be to get my NZ learner license?

A: 16 years of age

 

Q: How do I get my learner license?

A: You have to study the Roadcode and sit the theory test

 

Q: Does it cost money to get my learner license?

A: Yes, the cost for the learners license test is $93-90

 

Q: Can I drive in New Zealand with my foreign license?

A: Yes, you can use your foreign license for the first year you are in NZ.
After that you will have to convert to a NZ license

 

Q: Do I have to pass a driving test to drive a moped/scooter?
 

A: Yes, you have to pass your Class 1 or 6 learners license

 

Q: What do I do if my license has been stolen?

A: Report it to the police and apply for a replacement

 

Q: What do I do if I misplaced my license?

A: Report it to the police and apply for a replacement

 

Q: How long is my license valid for?

A:Learners License 5 years
Restricted license 5 years
Full license 10 years



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