Print Download PDF

VIRM: Entry certification amendment 1 November 2018 now live

The preview package for the 1 November 2018 VIRM: Entry certification is now available to preview before it goes live.

In this amendment

  • Incorporation of interim amendment (increase of ‘delivery miles’ for heavy vehicles, heavy trailers and class NA motorhomes to 1000km)
  • An otherwise new any vehicle that has been damaged to the point that it requires any specialist certification for the repairs must be treated as used
  • Certified English translations must be provided for all documents not provided in English
  • Clarifications about meeting lighting standards
  • References to VIA added.

Entry certification list of changes and preview package (PDF)

The changes goes live on 1 November 2018.

Important: on 19 October the NZ Transport Agency issued an update to the seatbelt and seatbelt anchorages sections of the in-service and entry VIRMs. Vehicles with three-point seatbelts imported and distributed by BVL (Business Ventures Limited) and manufactured by Changzhou BWD, China should be failed for WoF and CoF, and entry certification should not be completed.