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New Land Transport Rule extends WOF and other expiry times

09 April 2020

A new Land Transport Rule - the COVID-19 Response (No 1) 2020 - has been made, effective from 10 April 2020.

The rule states that all driver licences, WoFs, CoFs, and some vehicle certifications, that expired on or after 1 January 2020 will be valid for up to six months from 10 April 2020

The objective of the Rule is to allow for vehicles to continue to be operated lawfully, and for drivers to continue to be licensed and to use endorsements and identification cards, when restrictions imposed in response to the outbreak of COVID-19 make it impractical or unreasonable for persons to do tasks ordinarily required to enable vehicles to undergo periodic in-service inspection and certification, or to enable driver licences, endorsements and driver identification cards to be renewed.

Last updated on the 9th April 2020