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Latest news & updates
25 February 2020
Ban-flags are being applied to vehicles still under compulsory recall for Takata Alpha airbags. You won’t be able to enter WoF details for ban-flagged vehicles.
21 February 2020
New compliance requirements for parking brake come in on 27 February 2020 - we've developed a new technical bulletin to help CoF inspectors.
4 February 2020
All vouchers issued have now expired and the Transport Agency is no longer accepting claims and processing payments.
14 January 2020
The compulsory recall period for Takata Alpha airbags ended on 31 December 2019 but these airbags are still under recall. The remaining affected vehicles will be prevented from having a new WoF issued.
18 December 2019
VIRM amendments, Structural integrity after hail damage, Takata alpha airbags update and more
10 December 2019
A small clarification to the structure sections of the VIRM: In-service certification (WoF and CoF) regarding hail damage and vehicles’ structural integrity particularly around the A-pillars and Cant rails has been issued.
2 December 2019
The 2 December 2019 in-service and entry VIRM amendments are now in effect. Read more to find out about the changes.
11 October 2019
Transport Agency VPN passwords now expire every three months. If you connect to WoF online through the VPN, you'll need to know when and how to change your password.
4 September 2019
Don’t fail vehicles because of Alpha airbags yet – we’ll confirm a date in early 2020 when they’ll be ban-flagged.
3 September 2019
The NZ Transport Agency will no longer be issuing WoF recheck vouchers for customers of suspended vehicle inspectors and inspecting organisations.
6 August 2019
Issue 2 now available to download. Click the headline to read more...
1 June 2019
Previews of the upcoming amendment are now available to download and view
10 April 2019
While you should still should not fail vehicles because of Alpha airbags, you continue to have an important role in the recall.
1 April 2019
You can no longer order forms and labels through Wickliffe and must now order through the new Blue Star publications portal.
6 March 2019
This newsletter replaces WoF news and CoF news and is aimed at all vehicle inspectors and certifiers including WoF, CoF, entry, repair and heavy vehicle specialist certifiers. Click the headline to read more...
22 February 2019
From 1 March 2019 the NZ Transport Agency will not accept vehicle inspector applications endorsed by the inspecting organisation.
30 January 2019
The NZ Transport Agency has extended the expiry date of all unused vouchers provided to the owners of vehicles previously inspected by suspended WoF providers, and is strongly encouraging them to get their vehicle’s Warrant of Fitness (WoF) rechecked free of charge.
10 December 2018
The following describes the voucher reimbursement process to IOs that reinspect vehicles affected by recent suspensions.
3 December 2018
This week we’re sending out a pack to all WoF inspectors containing info and resources about the Takata Alpha airbags compulsory recall.
27 November 2018
A further update to the 19 October 2018 seatbelt amendment is now live.