The NZ Transport Agency is providing free replacements for people whose driver licences have been lost or destroyed as a result of the Canterbury earthquake.
NZTA Southern Regional Director Jim Harland said the agency could also provide other assistance for Christchurch residents, including:
Mr Harland urged anyone needing assistance or with further questions about driver licensing issues to ring the NZTA free phone on 0800 822 422.
He said the NZTA was also working with the trucking industry and others to process exemptions where needed from normal restrictions on commercial driving hours in order to help with the recovery effort in the region.
A full list of NZTA agents currently open in the city to provide services for driver licensing and testing services, vehicle registration and licensing, Warrant of Fitness inspections and Certificate of Fitness inspections is available at www.nzta.govt.nz(external link).
For more information please contact:
Media Manager - NZTA
T DDI 04 894 6285
M 021 276 3222