Driving in NZ if you are visiting
Visitors don’t need a New Zealand driver licence to drive in New Zealand but you must meet some conditions.
Check with the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) for updates on COVID-19 and available NZTA and agent services.
Check if you can drive in NZ
You can check if you can drive in New Zealand without a New Zealand driver licence on the NZ Transport Agency website.
Staying safe on the road
New Zealand roads may be different from the roads you are used to.