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New Zealand has a driver licensing system to make sure that everyone who drives on our roads has the skills and knowledge necessary to be a safe driver.
An overview of how to obtain a heavy vehicle driver
This section outlines each stage of the four heavy vehicle driver licence classes.
When you apply for each stage of your licence, licence class, licence endorsement, or when you renew your licence, you will need to present evidence of your identity.
The date your licence classes expire is shown on the back of your licence card. If you want to keep on driving after that date you will need to renew your licence before it expires.