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Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999

Published: | Category: Driver licensing , Land transport rules | Audience: General

This rule specifies the requirements for obtaining and renewing a driver licence or licence endorsement in New Zealand. It also specifies the requirements for driver licensing service providers.

About the rule

The rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below.

To access the consolidated version of the rule (available only in PDF format), click on ‘Consolidation’ below.

The electronic versions of legislation on this website, and any legislation printed from the website:

  • have no official status
  • are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text.

About the questions and answers

Questions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment rule when it is signed. These versions of the questions and answers are not updated to take into account any later amendments to the rule and are retained for historic interest only.

If you have any questions, please contact the Rules Team by emailing rules@nzta.govt.nz

Publication details

  • Author:
  • Published: 3 May 1999
  • Reference: Rule 91001
  • Contact: info@nzta.govt.nz
  • Amendments: 91001/12 (latest amendment)
  • Also known as: Driver Licensing Rule

Printed copies are available from Blue Star. 

Contact details
0800 504 704 or nzta.support@bluestargroup.co.nz

Consolidated rule

  1. Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999 (latest)(external link)
  2. Preface to Consolidation  — 7 pages, 113 KB [PDF, 324 KB]
  3. Incorporated by reference

Principal rule

  1. (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999(external link)
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 1999  — 11 pages, 814 KB [PDF, 814 KB]

Amendments

2019

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2019 [PDF, 369 KB]
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2019 Questions & answers [PDF, 161 KB]
  3. Summary of submissions from the 2018 consultation [PDF, 322 KB]

2017

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2017(external link)
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2017 [PDF, 367 KB]
  3. Related questions and answers

2014

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2014  — 25 pages, 331 KB [PDF, 331 KB]
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2014 Questions & answers

2013

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2013  — 8 pages, 553 KB [PDF, 553 KB]
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2013 Questions & answers
  3. (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2013  — 6 pages, 239 KB [PDF, 239 KB]

2012

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2012  — 6 pages, 240 KB [PDF, 240 KB]
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2012 Questions & answers

2011

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2011  — 42 pages, 491 KB [PDF, 491 KB]
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2011 Questions & answers
  3. (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2011  — 8 pages, 248 KB [PDF, 248 KB]

2010

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2010  — 4 pages, 230 KB [PDF, 230 KB]
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2010 Questions & answers

2008

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2008  — 5 pages, 210 KB [PDF, 210 KB]
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2008  — 9 pages, 268 KB [PDF, 268 KB]
  3. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2008 Questions & answers
  4. (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2008 Questions & answers

2006

  1. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2006  — 54 pages, 8.6 MB [PDF, 8.6 MB]
  2. (Driver Licensing) Amendment 2006 Questions & answers
  3.  (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2006  — 9 pages, 88 KB [PDF, 88 KB]
  4. (Driver Licensing) Amendment (No. 2) 2006 Questions & answers

 

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