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Latest news & updates
1 November 2018
The VIRM amendment is now live. Check out the changes to the entry certification requirements
19 October 2018
The NZ Transport Agency has issued an update to the seatbelt and seatbelt anchorages sections of the in-service and entry VIRMs.
Important information - NZ Transport Agency is changing the way it approaches non-compliance by toughening up its enforcement regime.19 October 2018
On October 15 the NZ Transport Agency announced that an extensive review of compliance files is underway and that it is toughening up its enforcement regime. An increase in the number of suspensions and other legal action is expected to follow as a result of review findings.
15 October 2018
Today the NZ Transport Agency announced a major overhaul of the way it regulates all vehicles on the roads and licenses people working in the transport sector. This follows a continuing, independent review of vehicle certification files and the recent discovery of significant non-compliance within the industry.
1 October 2018
Affects both WoF and CoF. Check out the changes before they go live
1 June 2018
The 1 June 2018 in-service VIRM amendment is now live. Read more for details.
12 February 2018
CoF only interim amendment regarding heavy vehicle modifications - effective 1 March 2018.
1 November 2017
The 1 November 2017 VIRM in-service certification (WoF and CoF) amendment is now live.
16 October 2017
A stretch cargo net of reasonable quality would be sufficient to meet the requirement of safely securing items of cargo likely to be carried in a small passenger services vehicle.
5 September 2017
Changes to small passenger services vehicles coming into effect on 1 October 2017. There are no changes to the PSV Rule.
29 June 2017
Microsoft no longer support Windows Vista or XP. If you are still using Vista or XP you must upgrade to Windows 7 or later.
19 May 2017
If you require a new Certificate of appointment or Notice of appointment, just fill in the form and we'll send you one.
1 May 2017
The amendments are now live.
1 February 2017
Changes due to Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Rule are live. Affects In-service and HVSC VIRMs. Click to read more...
1 December 2016
Affects VIRM: In-service (WoF and CoF) and VIRM: Entry certification
24 November 2016
1 December 2016 VIRM amendment | Takata airbags recall | LVV changes | The 14 day rule | Mercedes VITO short exhaust system | Hyundai seatbelt rippling | Caravan chassis modifications | Wickliife Christmas/New year closure
24 November 2016
Associate Minister of Transport Craig Foss has signed the Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Rule (VDAM) 2016 and it comes into effect on 1 February 2017.
19 October 2016
The new technical bulletin Used imported vehicles from Japan – disconnected airbags at WoF inspection comes into effect on Wednesday 19 October 2016 to address in-service inspections of vehicles subject to the worldwide Takata airbag recall. Includes link to pamphlet for customers.
9 August 2016
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2 August 2016
Missing seatbelt trim covers | Issuing a CoF without a CoL or TSL | Axle shock absorbers with shock straps | Amended wording on Notification of chassis rating letter | Draft VDAM rule released and open for submissions | Reminders of recent information releases