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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.

Driving on New Zealand roads — new residents and visitors

Staying safe on the road

New Zealand roads may be different from the roads you are used to.

Tips for visiting drivers

Utility links and page information

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