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New or additional class of licence

  Application fee Test fee1 * Total
Learner licence (class 1 or 6) $48.20 $45.70 $93.90
Restricted licence (class 1 or 6) $48.20 $86.602 $134.80
Full licence (class 1 or 6) $49.60 $59.902 $109.50
Learner licence (class 2 to 5) $48.20 $45.70 $93.90
Full licence (class 2 to 5) $49.60 $59.903 $109.50
If you miss your test time or your test is failed or terminated, you must pay another test fee when you rebook. You will not have to pay another application fee.
If you are presenting a CBTA certificate for your restricted or full class 6 you will not need to pay a test fee.

If you're presenting an approved course certificate for class 2–5 you will not need to pay a test fee.

*If you want to change or cancel your test, you will have to pay a further fee

Overseas conversion

  Application fee1 Theory test fee2 * Practical test fee2 * Total3
Any full licence class $52.10 $45.70 $59.90 $157.70
If you're applying to convert more than one class of licence at the same time, you pay only one application fee.
If you miss your test time or your test is failed or terminated, you must pay another test fee when you rebook. You will not have to pay another application fee.
Depending on the country issuing your overseas licence and the time you've held it, you may not have to pass theory and/or practical tests. If you don't have to sit the test, you don't have to pay the fee.
*If you want to change or cancel your test, you will have to pay a further fee

New P V I O endorsement application

Type Duration Application fee1 Vetting fee2 ID card1 Test fee1 * Certification fee3 Total
Small P 1 year $64.40 $9.70 $8.60 $59.90 - $142.60
5 years $246.30 $48.50 $8.60 $59.90 - $363.30
Large P 1 year $64.40 $9.70 - $59.90 - $134
5 years $246.30 $9.70 - $59.90 - $315.90
V 1 year $64.40 $9.70 $8.60 $59.90 - $142.60
5 years $246.30 $48.50 $8.60 $59.90 - $363.30
I 1 year $64.40 $9.70 - $59.90 - $134
5 years $246.30 $48.50 - $59.90 -

$354.70

O 1 year $64.40 $9.70 - - $476.30 $550.40
5 years $246.30 $48.50 - - $476.30 $771.10

If you're applying for more than one endorsement at the same time, you'll pay only one application fee, one ID card fee and one test fee.

You only have to pay the test fee if you haven't sat a class 1 full licence test in the last five years.

The vetting fee is $9.70 per year, unless you are applying for a large P endorsement to only drive large passenger service vehicles. Then you only pay the vetting fee every fifth year.
Please pay the certification fee at your nearest NZ Transport Agency regional office.
*If you want to change or cancel your test, you will have to pay a further fee

Other fees

 Application type  Total
 Replacement licence $38.20
 Replacement ID card $13.70
 Exemption application $27.20
 Limited licence $39.30
 New F R T W or D endorsement $44
 Licence reinstatement $66.40
 Alcohol interlock licence $200
 Zero alcohol licence $66.40
 Certificate of particulars $11.10
Demerit point and suspension history $11.10

Changing or cancelling your test

 Days till test Fee
More than two working days before your test $16.40
Within two working days of your test Test fee

If you want to change or cancel your test, you will have to pay another fee.

  • Where there are two or more complete working days (excluding weekends and public holidays) between the day you change or cancel your test and the date of your appointment, you will need to pay a rescheduling fee of $16.40.
    T
    his is a regulated fee to cover the time taken and costs incurred when a test is cancelled or rescheduled.
  • Where there are less than two complete working days (excluding weekends and public holidays) between the day you change or cancel your test and the date of your appointment, you will not pay a rescheduling fee but will need to pay a further test fee. This further test fee is not refundable. You may be eligible for a refund of the first test fee paid where the cancelled test time was subsequently filled by another person. If the test fee is refunded, a processing fee of $16.40 will be deducted.

How do I apply for a refund of driver licensing fees?

If you decide to cancel an application or a driving test you may be eligible for a refund of some or all of the fees you've paid.

We assess each refund application on its own merits. The application form will guide you through the information you need to provide.

Download the application form to apply for a refund (DL13) [PDF, 69 KB]

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