Is There A Grace Period For WoF?

How long can a vehicle be unregistered?

If the registration expired more than 3 months ago, you’ll need to re-register the vehicle.

Note: If an unregistered vehicle is parked on a road or road-related area and the registration is more than 15 days overdue, the Police can seize the number plates.

If this occurs, the vehicle will need to be re-registered..

How long can a car be unregistered NZ?

12 monthsThe vehicle’s registration has been cancelled by the NZTA – not by the vehicle owner. Passenger vehicles can only remain unlicensed for 12 months, or 24 months if currently owned by a vehicle trader. Non-passenger vehicles (trailers, ATVs, etc) can remain unlicensed for 24 months.

How long does a WoF take?

25-35 minutesThe WoF inspection will take between 25-35 minutes. You can wait and have a free coffee or tea in our comfortable waiting area or you can drop your car off.

How long does a WoF take at Vtnz?

25-35 minutesThe WoF inspection will take between 25-35 minutes.

Do you need a spare TYRE for a WoF?

Your thinking is correct, I believe you do not need to have a spare to pass a WOF, but if you do have one it must be in good condition and secured adequately.

Can you get a WoF after it expires?

The date that your WoF expires is the last chance you have to get your vehicle inspected before it becomes illegal to drive on the road. If your car doesn’t pass its WoF, you can return your vehicle to the workshop within 28 days, after any repairs have been made, for a free recheck.

Can you get WoF without Rego?

You must have a current WoF or CoF Your vehicle must have a current warrant of fitness (WoF) or certificate of fitness (CoF) before you can get a licence or use the vehicle on the road, unless your vehicle is exempt from continuous vehicle licensing or does not require a WoF or CoF for road use (mopeds etc.).

How much does a WoF cost at Vtnz?

A Warrant of Fitness at most VTNZ branches is $67.

How much does it cost for WoF?

Warrant of Fitness The cost of a Warrant of Fitness inspection varies, but is an average of $50–$60.

What is the difference between WoF and CoF?

DO I NEED A WOF OR A COF? Vehicles that need a CoF, rather than the more common a Warrant of Fitness (WoF), are heavy vehicles like trucks, larger trailers & motorhomes with a gross vehicle mass of over 3,500kgs. Commercial passenger vehicles, like taxis and rental cars also require CoF assessments.

How long can you drive with an expired WoF?

The 28 days do NOT allow a person to continue using the vehicle for a purpose other than for bringing the vehicle into compliance. Where a vehicle still has a current WoF/CoF when it is failed, it must be brought up to compliance before it can again be operated for other purposes up to the date the WoF/CoF expires.

What is the fine for no WoF?

$200The Warrant of Fitness test (WOF) is a legal requirement. No vehicle can be operated without a current Warrant of Fitness. Unfortunately, if you use your vehicle without a current WOF, you will be fined $200. This fine also applies if you park your car in a public space.

What happens if you drive without a WoF?

But the problem here is that without trying to get a WOF, you might not realise your car would fail it and it could still count against you when making an insurance claim. That’s especially the case if the cause of the crash was something that would have caused a WOF to be failed.