Class 2, 4 & 5 Driver Licence Courses & Testing
You need the right class of licence for the vehicle
You need a class 2, 4 or 5 learner licence before you earn your heavy vehicle licence (ht licence) in New Zealand.
Licence Class Definitions:
- Class 2 - Rigid Truck with a gross vehicle mass of more than 6,000kg but no more than 18,000Kg
- Class 4 - Large Rigid Vehicle - Any rigid vehicle with a gross vehicle mass of more than 18,000Kg
- Class 5 - Heavy Combination Vehicle - Any combination vehicle with a gross combined weight of more than 25,000Kg
How to get a learner licence
To get your learner licence, you must apply at a driver licensing agent.
You will need to:
Download factsheet 70 from NZTA