How do I transfer my Australian Licence to NZ?

How much does it cost to change an Australian licence to NZ?

Converting Your NZ License

Proof of Australian residency and an Australian address is required (among other forms of ID). It costs between $30 and $133. The cost depends on the state or territory you are in. You might have to surrender your NZ license.

Can you use an Australian licence in NZ?

You are legally allowed to drive on your Australian licence in New Zealand for up to 12 months, and you are permitted to drive only the class of vehicle you are licenced for back home.

How do I get a New Zealand driving licence?

How can I get a full licence?

  1. Go to an NZTA licensing agent.
  2. Fill out the application form DL1.
  3. Present both identity and address evidence.
  4. Meet the eyesight standard requirements.
  5. Let your photo be taken.
  6. Provide your signature.
  7. Book a schedule for the full practical test.
  8. Pay both full licence test and application fees.
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How long can you drive on an overseas licence in NZ?

You can use your overseas or international driver’s license for up to 12 months in New Zealand. After a year, you’ll need to apply for a New Zealand driver’s license.

Which countries accept Australian drivers license?

Many European countries recognise Australian licences, but you’ll need an International Driving Permit for Austria, Greece, France, Italy, Belgium, Spain, Turkey, Armenia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Poland and Romania.

How do I change my driving licence to international?

The following documents are to be submitted to RTO to get International Driving Licence.

  1. Valid driving Licence & its copies.
  2. Recent passport size photographs – 3 Nos.
  3. Valid proof such as Passport & its copies.
  4. Proof of Visa and its copies.
  5. Copy of Air ticket for verification.
  6. Receipt for payment of fees.

Can I drive in New Zealand on Australian P plates?

Australian drivers licence: full or provisional (P) licence

If you hold a current Australian drivers licence then you can drive in New Zealand for up to one year without needing to do anything else. You must carry your licence with you at all times while driving.

At what age can you drive by yourself in New Zealand?

The minimum driver licensing age was raised by one year to 16 years of age since 1 August 2011, so the earliest someone can drive unsupervised is 16 and a half years of age.

How long does it take to get your driver’s license in New Zealand?

You should receive your driver licence in the mail within 21 days of your application being submitted*. Please check we have your address correct. If you haven’t received it in this time, give us a call on 0800 822 422.

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How much is a NZ drivers Licence?

New or additional class of licence

Application fee Total
Learner licence (class 1 or 6) $48.20 $93.90
Restricted licence (class 1 or 6) $48.20 $134.80
Full licence (class 1 or 6) $49.60 $109.50
Learner licence (class 2 to 5) $48.20 $93.90

How long does it take to get a full license in NZ?

Drivers under 25 years

If you have completed an advanced driving course, then you must have held your restricted licence for at least 12 months before you can get your full licence. If you have not completed a course, then you must have held your restricted licence for at least 18 months.

Can I convert my Australian forklift licence to NZ?

An employer can accept evidence of an Australian forklift qualification at their own discretion. … An F endorsement is required for operating a forklift on a road and this requires a New Zealand driver’s licence (the endorsement is applied to the licence itself). The minimum age for an F endorsement is 18.

Can I renew my Australian licence from overseas?

Renewing your licence while overseas or interstate

You can renew your Western Australian driver’s licence if you are temporarily interstate or overseas. To find out how refer to renew your driver’s licence. If a new photograph is required, you will need to submit a photo kit, your licence renewal, and payment by post.

Can I drive in New Zealand with a foreign license?

You can drive in New Zealand without a New Zealand driver licence if: you have a current and valid overseas licence or driver permit, and. you haven’t been given a disqualification or suspension in New Zealand, and. … your overseas licence is in English, or you have an accurate translation, and.

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