New Zealand High Commission Pretoria, South Africa

Confirmation of a New Zealand Drivers Licence

Authorities of African countries or companies will often require a confirmation that your New Zealand Drivers Licence is valid.

If you need to obtain a letter of confirmation, please provide the following information to this office:

  • A certified copy of your passport.
  • A certified copy of both sides of your NZ driver licence (please note that your NZ driver licence still needs to be valid).
  • An application fee of ZAR 320.00

By post please forward to:

New Zealand High Commission
Private Bag X27
Brooklyn Square 0075
Pretoria
Attention: The Consular Officer

Please note: If you are a permanent resident or a citizen of the Republic of South Africa and a holder of a valid New Zealand Drivers licence you are currently able to convert your New Zealand licence to a South African licence. To convert your licence you will need to obtain a confirmation letter and apply for the conversion at your local licensing centre.

Currently a conversion is not possible if you are a New Zealander and are in South Africa on a visitor, study or work permit.

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