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Organisation : Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
Facility Name: Certificate of Driver licences
Country : New Zealand
Website :

How To Apply Waka Kotahi Driver licences Certificate?

To Apply Driver licences Certificate, by calling us on 0800 822 422, Monday to Friday, between 8am and 5.30pm.

If you’re overseas, you can call +64 6 953 6200.

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You’ll need:
** the driver licence number (if you know it)
** licence holder’s full name (as shown on the licence)
** licence holder’s date of birth
** the postal or email address you’d like the certificate sent to
** a contact phone number
** a Visa or MasterCard debit or credit card for paying the fee of (NZ)$11.10.

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.
** The driver licence number and issue date of the licence will not be included on the certificate of particulars.

Identity Evidence

1. For a driver licence application, you can present:
** your New Zealand driver licence (which can be current or expired up to two years), or
** your current New Zealand passport.
2. All documents must be originals. Photocopied or scanned certified documents aren’t acceptable.

Current application processing times

Driver licensing applications:

This is the processing time for a standard application where all the necessary documentation has been provided, requirements are met and we do not have concern over the fitness and propriety of any of the persons in control. If the application becomes non-standard in any way, there will be a delay.

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Application Processing time
Application for approval to exit alcohol interlock programme 15 working days
Application for driver licensing exemption (DL4) 15 working days
Application for conversion of an overseas driver licence (DL5) 20 working days
Application for P, V, I or O endorsement (DL20) 20 working days*
Application for transport service licence (TL01) 20 working days*
Request for driver licence certificate particulars 10 working days
Medical review 19 working days

Motor vehicle applications:

We’re processing these applications as fast as we can. We’ll let you know as soon as your application has been completed.

Application Processing time
Application for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency customer number (MR36) 20 working days
Application to change vehicle details (MR16) 20 working days
High productivity motor vehicle permit (HPMV Higher Mass) ** 20 working days
50MAX permit application 5 working days
Load pilot application 20 working days
Road user charges application for refund for off-road travel (RUCOR) 23 working days
Inspecting organisation applications (standard applications) 60 working days
Vehicle inspector (VI) application (standard applications) 20 working days
Application to reverse registration (MR2D) 10 working days
Motor Vehicle exemptions 20 working days

FAQ On Waka Kotahi Driver licences Certificate

FAQ On Waka Kotahi Driver licences Certificate are given below,

How do I change the address for my driver licence?
You’ll need your New Zealand driver licence number. You can also update the address for any vehicles that you have in your name.
Change your address online

How do I request a Certificate of particulars (CoP)?
A Certificate of particulars (CoP) is a document which confirms the details of your driver licence.
To get one, you can apply over the phone. There’s a fee of $11.10.
Call us on 0800 822 422 (or +64 6 953 6200 if calling from overseas) and pay by MasterCard or Visa credit or debit card.

You’ll need your:
** full name
** date of birth
** licence number (if you know it)
** contact phone number
** postal address or email address (depending on how you want the information sent to you).
It will take 4-6 working days to process and send your request.

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