Processing times for drivers licensing and motor vehicle applications.
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|Application for approval to exit alcohol interlock programme||10 working days|
|Application for driver licensing exemption (DL4)||10 working days|
|Application for P, V, I or O endorsement (DL20)||22 working days1|
|Application for transport service licence (TL01)||20 working days1 2|
|Application for issue of a limited licences (DL15)||4 working days|
|Medical review||22 working days|
1 This is the processing time for a standard application where all the necessary documentation has been provided, requirements are met and we do not have concern over the fitness and propriety of any of the persons in control. If the application becomes non-standard in any way, there will be a delay.
2 We're receiving more TSL applications than usual, which means we may take longer than 20 working days to process your application. We'll be in touch as soon as we've processed your application.
|Application for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency customer number (MR36)||20 working days|
|Application to change vehicle details (MR16)||20 working days|
|High productivity motor vehicle permit (HPMV Higher Mass) **||20 working days|
|50MAX permit application||5 working days|
|Load pilot application||20 working days|
|Road user charges application for refund for off-road travel (RUCOR)||23 working days|
|Inspecting organisation applications (standard applications)||60 working days|
|Vehicle inspector (VI) application (standard applications)||20 working days|
|Application to reverse registration (MR2D)||10 working days|
|Motor Vehicle exemptions||25 working days|
** Please note that these require a local road approval.
We’re processing these applications as fast as we can. We’ll let you know as soon as your application has been completed.