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Notification of change in control or management of transport service licence (TL04)

Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2017 section 2.4

Payment

BEFORE you fill in the fields below, you'll need to pay a vetting fee of $9.70 for each new person in control being added to your licence (you don't have to pay to remove a person in control).

Call us on 0800 822 422 to pay by credit or debit card over the phone. We're open Monday to Friday, 8am to 5.30pm. We'll give you a reference number to enter below.  

Evidence of identity

Each new person in control must complete a Personal details in support of a transport service licence form (TL02) and submit it with this form, along with certified evidence of their identity. 

If the new person in control isn't a New Zealand citizen, they must also provide their passport and visa details on their TL02, so we can confirm with Immigration New Zealand that they have a right to work in New Zealand. 

Notify us by mail instead

If you don't want to notify us online, you can print and complete the Notification of change in control or management of transport service licence PDF form (TL04) and send it in to us with your TL02 form and evidence.   

Download a TL04 form instead

Transport service licence details

Additions

New person in control 1

Do you have any more persons in control to add?

New person in control 2

Do you have any more persons in control to add?

New person in control 3

Removals

Person to be removed 1

Do you have any more persons in control to remove?

Person to be removed 2

Do you have any more persons in control to remove?

Person to be removed 3

Certificate of knowledge of law and practice

At least one person in control of a goods, large passenger or vehicle recovery service must hold a Certificate of knowledge of law and practice. If you've removed the person in control that used to hold the certificate of knowledge, you'll need to tell us who the new person is that holds a certificate of knowledge. 

Do you hold a goods, large passenger or vehicle recovery service licence?
Have you removed the person in control that used to hold the certificate of knowledge for your service?

New Zealand representative

Do you hold a small passenger service licence?
Have you removed your New Zealand representative (if no other person in control lives in New Zealand)?

Payment

A $9.70 vetting fee will apply to each new person in control added to your licence (you don't have to pay for deletions). 

Enter the reference number we gave you when you made your payment over the phone. 

The information you provide with this application will be used to update your transport service licence details and to maintain the register of transport service licences. Collection of this information is required by part 4A of the Land Transport Act 1998 and section 2 of the Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2017. Collection, dissemination and release of this information is authorised by the Land Transport Act and part 7 of the Privacy Act 2020.

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will hold, store, use or disclose personal information collected through this application in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993. Waka Kotahi may also use some of these particulars to provide you with information relating to transport service licensing or to contact you for feedback on our services.

You are entitled to access, and request the correction of, any readily retrievable personal information held about you by Waka Kotahi. You can do so by writing to us at NZ Transport Agency, Private Bag 11777, Palmerston North 4442 or by emailing us at info@nzta.govt.nz.

Giving your email address is optional, but it may help us to process your notification faster. We'll email you information about transport service licensing, and other Waka Kotahi services, including asking for feedback on our services and the transport system.