Published: August 2017
Vehicle inspection & certification
Guidance for specialists
Vehicle inspectors & inspecting organisations,
The Motor Vehicle Register records information about vehicles used on New Zealand roads and the persons responsible for their use. The primary purposes of the Motor Vehicle Register are:
enforcement of the law
maintenance of the security of New Zealand
collection of charges imposed or authorised by an act
administration and development of transport law and policy. The Motor Vehicle Register is only for companies and individuals who have authorised access to the register. For more detailed information and how to apply access:
The Motor Vehicle Register
The following information is available for public viewing:
Motor Vehicle Register open data sets
The New Zealand vehicle fleet open data provides a point-in-time ‘snapshot’ of all vehicles currently registered in New Zealand.
Companies and individuals with authorised access to the register
Companies and individuals with authorised access to current names and addresses in the Motor Vehicle Register.