These text messages tell you that your licence needs to be renewed within 24 hours or that you have tolls that have not been paid.The text comes from a +61 (Australia) or other overseas number and says it is your driver licence or vehicle registration (rego) that needs renewing, or if your tolls have not been paid and are overdue.
Here’s how you can tell it’s not a genuine text message from us:
Check the most common signs of a phishing scam
What to do if you’ve given your details to a scam
Waka Kotahi does not send text message reminders. Report the scam and do not click on the link.