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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need to book?
    No, you don't, just come on down.
  • What do I do when I arrive?
    Park your car in the inspection lane and pop into reception to give your registration plate and pay.
  • How long is my WOF for?
    If your car is the year 2000 or newer, your WOF is 12 months. Vehicles first registered 1999 or older have a 6 month Warrant.
  • What about a brand new car?
    A brand-new vehicle will need another WOF after 3 years.
  • Can I get my Rego before my WOF?
    Only if you have a current passed WOF on the vehicle. Otherwise WOF comes first, then Rego.
  • What is checked on a WOF?
    Tyre condition, Brakes, Structural condition (rust), lights, Glazing (windscreen), Washers and Wipers, Doors, Seatbelts, Airbags (If fitted), Speedometer (Must be working), Steering and suspension, Exhaust, Fuel System.
  • What if I fail?
    You will have 28 days to fix what's needed and return for your Pass at no extra cost.
  • What if I go over those 28 days?
    It's an NZTA nationwide ruling that you must pay for, and have an entire new WOF carried out on the vehicle.
  • Can I drive around while sitting on a fail?
    It is illegal unless driving to a place of repair, or to get a new WOF (If the vehicle is safe to do so).
  • What if my WOF isn't due yet, can I come in?
    Yes, you can. We can forward date up to 14 days.
  • Do I need to empty my boot?
    Yes, the inspectors need to access your spare wheel.
  • Will they touch my baby car seat?
    They will need to check the seatbelts so don't put baby back into the seat until you're sure it's all secure.
  • Can I take my car to a different Drivesure site for Recheck?
    Yes, you sure can.
  • My Car has been Green Stickered by the cops, can you help?
    Yes. Bring down your paperwork and we can do a more in-depth Green Sticker WOF.
  • Will my WOF pass with the engine light on?
    No it cannot be on.
  • How can I book a basic service?
    Come and experience the Drivesure difference for yourself, just CLICK HERE, and book your service online. With our basic service, you get a $20 combo discount if you get a WOF at the same time! Also, our basic service includes oil & filter checks. We do it while you wait and use premium 10w30 or 15w40 oil and manufacturer-approved filters.
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