This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Official Information request 'Trailer Ownership Details'.
Application for registered person name 
MR31
and address
Vehicle details
Registration plate 
Make
Model*
(*see note 3)
Applicant details Full name/Company name
Note: if your application  If company, please provide a contact name
is approved, the 
information will be 
Mailing address
emailed to you. If you 
have not provided an 
email address, the 
information will be 

posted to your mailing 
Contact phone number
Email address
address.
Please select the Applicant type that applies to you: (tick one)
Motor Vehicle Trader
Finance
Lease
Insurance
Private Investigator
Debt Collector
Media
Direct marketing
Market research
Credit reporting
Oil company
Information reseller
Other (please specify)
Identification 
NZ driver licence no. 
NZ Transport Agency customer no.  
details
OR
OR
Other
(see note 4)
(see note 4)
Application 
Do you have the registered person’s consent to access information about them on the Motor Vehicle Register?
details
No 
Yes
Please attach a copy of the registered person’s consent to this application form. 
Note: please include any 
additional documentation  
Do you want the information for: (tick one)
as necessary in support of 

Current registered  
Registered person  
Registered 
your application.
person
OR
as at:
            /           /   
OR
person history
(date)
What is the reason for requiring registered person name and address?
continue on a separate sheet if necessary...
*Note: if you are a 
Have you ever applied to the Secretary of Transport for an authorisation under s 241 of the Land Transport Act 
motor vehicle trader 
to access personal information?
or a financial service 
provider, you do not 

No 
Yes
Attach a copy of the approval or decline letter from the Secretary of Transport to 
this application form*. 
need to attach a copy  
of the letter.

Will the information be disclosed to a third party?
No 
Yes
Who will the information be disclosed to?
Will the information be retained?
No 
Yes
How long will the information be retained for?
Will the information be re-used?
No 
Yes
How often will the information be re-used?
Applicant’s 
I certify that the particulars given are correct and that the name and address of the registered person(s) will 
signature
not be used for any other purpose than that specified in this application.
X
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Payment details
How would you like to pay the $15 application fee?
Please charge my credit card as below:
Card number
Expiry date
Note: this fee is non-
refundable, regardless of 
whether your application is 

approved or declined.  
Name on card
See note 6.
I have enclosed a cheque for $15.
Note: cheques should be made payable to the NZ Transport Agency
Send your completed application, payment and any supporting documentation to:
Customer Service Team, NZ Transport Agency, Private Bag 11777, Palmerston North 4442.
Notes
1.
Application criteria
Applications for registered person name and address are considered under section 237 of the Land Transport Act 1998 and against 
the criteria contained in the Official Information Act, which requires the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) to weigh up the public 
interest in releasing the information sought against the privacy rights of the person concerned.
Public interest usually means for the common good or general welfare of all but is not limited in any way. Each case will be 
determined on it’s own merits.
2.
General
The particulars specified on the Application for registered person name and address will be stored and/or form part of the Motor 
Vehicle Register. Collection and dissemination of this information is authorised by Part 17 of the Land Transport Act 1998.
Under the Electoral Act 1993, s 263B, the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is authorised to release information for data matching 
purposes to the Electoral Enrolment Centre.
The Privacy Act 1993 provides rights of access to, and correction of, any retrievable personal information held by the NZTA. 
Should you wish to exercise these rights please contact the Transport Registry Centre, NZ Transport Agency, Private Bag 11777, 
Palmerston North 4442 or email: [NZTA request email].
3.
Model
State the manufacturers designation (eg Corolla, Accord), not the vehicle year. 
4.
Identification
Driver licence
 - Private individuals should enter their driver licence number. 
Customer number - Corporate organisations (non-individual) and insurance companies may have an NZ Transport Agency 
customer number allocated to them which is to be entered as identification. 
Other - Individuals - if a driver licence number is not available, then photocopies of documents providing proof of full name, 
date of birth and signature (for example passport, firearms licence) must be provided with this completed form. 
Corporate organisation - if a customer number has not been allocated then a photocopy of the Certificate of incorporation 
must be provided with this completed form.
5.
Disclosure
The NZTA may contact the individual concerned to seek their views on the release of their personal details. 
If the name and address details of a registered person are disclosed to you in response to your application, then the NZTA must 
supply to the registered person, on request, your name and the purpose of disclosing to you the registered person’s details.
6.
Payment
The fee is non-refundable, regardless of whether your application is approved or declined. The fee contributes to the cost of 
processing your application. 
7.
Processing time
Please allow up to ten working days for your application to be processed. 
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