Updating drivers licence
As a Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative-compliant travel document, an EDL may be used for "official purposes" (such as boarding a domestic flight) covered by the U. Current Enhanced Driver's License (Driver's Licence Plus) identification cards will remain valid until their expiration dates.
Driver's Licence Plus documents have not been issued since 30 September 2014.
To apply to renew your licence you need to visit a driver licensing agent in person.
Once your application is complete, you’ll receive a temporary licence which is valid for 21 days.
You can also apply to replace your licence at any time if it's damaged or you've changed your name.
Apply for a replacement licence when you're overseas If you later find your old licence, hand it in to any driver licensing agent or mail it to our Palmerston North Office. Find your nearest driver licensing agent Mailing address to send your licence to Tow truck drivers, taxi drivers and some other types of drivers such as dial-a-drivers, must display a photo driver identification (ID) card.
Tell your doctor the certificate is for your driver licence. During your appointment your doctor will discuss your present state of health with you and test your eyesight. The on-road safety test checks that you still have a good knowledge of the road rules and continue to practise safe driving skills. The testing officer will direct you when to turn, stop and carry out other driving manoeuvres.