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Changes to driver licensing and driver testing fees

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Transport Minister Steven Joyce has announced changes to fees for driver licensing and testing services which will come into effect on 1 July 2010. The new fees are closely matched to the cost of providing driver licensing and testing services.

Schedule of fees (new fees apply from 1 July 2010)

New fees

Service New fee ($)

Licence reinstatement 1

65.00

Test booking rescheduling fee

16.00

Refund processing fee

16.00

1 This fee will not apply until 31 January 2011

Application fees

Service New fee ($) Current ($)

Learner licence

47.20

39.30

Restricted licence (classes 1 & 6)

47.20

39.30

Full licence (all classes)

48.50

44.30

Overseas licence conversion

51.00

44.30

Renewal 10 yr (or upgrade)

43.00

44.30

Replacement

37.40

31.10

Older driver renewal

18.30

18.30

Renewal (and upgrade) fees: Periods of less than 10 years

Period (Age) New fee ($) Current ($)

10 (65)

43.00

44.30

9  (66)

30.00

27.50

8  (67)

30.00

25.00

7  (68)

25.20

23.00

6  (69)

25.20

21.00

5  (70)

19.80

18.50

4  (71)

19.80

16.50

3  (72)

14.40

14.50

2  (73)

14.40

12.00

1  (74)

12.00

10.00

Drivers aged 75 years and over

Service New fee ($) Current ($)

Renewal: 75 years old

18.30

18.30

Renewal: 80, 82, etc

18.30

18.30

Driver testing - Older Driver

41.00

41.00

Application fees: Endorsements

Service New fee ($) Current ($)

 F, R, T, W or D

43.00

37.20

 1Yr - P and V, New

63.00

70.10

 1Yr - I and O, New

63.00

72.60

 1Yr - P and V, Renewal

63.00

63.20

 1Yr - I and O, Renewal

63.00

70.65

 5Yrs - P and V, New

241.00

272.75

 5Yrs - I and O, New

241.00

276.75

 5Yrs - P and V, Renewal

241.00

256.90

 5Yrs - I and O, Renewal

241.00

273.50

Note: the vetting fee of $28.20 per year is not included in these fee amounts

Fees:  Miscellaneous

Service New fee ($) Current ($)

Certificate of Particulars

10.90

9.10

Application Fee - ID Card replacement

13.40

11.20

Application Fee - Exemption

26.70

22.20

Application Fee - Limited licence

38.50

46.50

ID card (‘small’ P and V) issued with endorsement

8.50

8.50

Test fees

Service New fee ($) Current ($)

Driver testing - Learner

44.70

39.70

Driver testing - Restricted

58.60

48.90

Driver testing - Full Class 1 or 6

84.70

70.80

Driver testing - Full Class 2, 3, 4, or 5

58.60

48.90

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