You can apply for your class 2-5 full licence once you've gained the corresponding class of learner licence and:
To get your full licence for any class of heavy vehicle licence, you must either:
To apply for your full licence, you must either:
|Type of application/test||Amount|
|Full licence application (per class)||$48.50|
|Full licence practical test (per class)||$58.60|
All fees include GST and are non-refundable.
Note: the total amount doesn't include fees for re-sitting tests if you fail the first time. If you need to re-sit a test, you will need to pay another normal test fee, but you won't be charged another application fee.
If you want to change or cancel your test, you will have to pay a further fee.
You may be eligible for a refund of the first test fee paid where the cancelled test time was subsequently filled by another person. If the test fee is refunded, a processing fee of $16 will be deducted.
You can book the class 2-5 full driving tests over the phone or internet.
To book over the phone or internet, you will need:
You will still need to visit a driver licensing agent prior to your test. The agent will:
If you don't pass the eyesight requirements, or provide an eyesight certificate prior to your test time, you won't be able to sit the practical driving test and the test fee will not be refunded. Some drivers choose to provide an eyesight certificate instead of having the eyesight check, see Eyesight requirements.
To book by phone, call 0800 822 422. Your call will go to the NZTA’s driver licensing contact centre, who will book a test for you in your preferred area.
When you book, you'll be told all the details for your test. You will also be posted a confirmation slip. However, you should note down the details of your test in case the confirmation slip doesn't arrive in time.
Your test booking is valid even if your confirmation slip hasn't arrived. If you miss your test, or are more than five minutes late, you will still be charged for the test, and you'll have to rebook another test time and pay another fee.
The phone booking service is available from Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm (except statutory holidays).
To book over the internet:
Make sure you read the information carefully.
When you've booked online, a confirmation slip will be emailed to you. It's a good idea to print this out and keep it until your test. The onlinebooking service is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
Last updated: 22 March 2013