Warrant of Fitness inspection frequency is changing in mid-2014. Until this time you will still need to adhere to current inspection timingsâ€
Vehicles less than 6 years old – yearly
Vehicles over 6 years old – every 6 months
Note: Vehicle over 12 years old will still require six monthly inspections until further amendments.
New WoF inspection frequencies:
|Year of first registration||Frequency of WoF inspection from 1 January 2014||Frequency of WoF inspection from 1 July 2014|
|2012 – 2014||Annual||**WoF to third birthday OR
|2009 – 2011||Annual||Annual|
|2004 â€“ 2008 *||Annual WoF||Annual WoF|
|2000 – 2003||six-monthly WoF||Annual WoF|
|Pre-2000||six-monthly WoF||six-monthly WoF|
* These vehicles join the group of vehicles that are currently younger than six years old on 12-monthly inspections
** The expiry date of the WoF will be the vehicle’s third birthday or 12 months, whichever is later
NZTA and Ministry of Transport to monitor changes to assess effects on safety brought upon by said changes. Additional measures will be considered, if required.
The experienced team at Independent Vehicle Services are fully aware of the warrant of fitness changes coming into effect and will happily advise you of when your next inspection date will be. If you have a WoF inspections coming contacting the team today for a booking time.