Changes to simplify the road user charges (RUC) system have come into effect.

Changes include:

  • every heavy vehicle given a permanent RUC weight
  • removing supplementary licences and time licences
  • changes to the exemptions regime
  • reduced administration fees for RUC licence purchases

Read the joint Ministry of Transport and NZ Transport Agency media statement

Further information on Road User Charges Regulations

Read questions and answers about vehicle types and weight bands

Read questions and answers about exemptions

Read questions and answers about administration fees

Find out about the new rates of road user charges  


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