KartSport New Zealand Practice Licence

All persons participating in any kartsport Practice (or testing) activity at any level in New Zealand must hold a current KartSport New Zealand Practice Licence (or Competition/Vintage Licence).

EXCEPTIONS:
Formal Club Have A Go Days under the control of affiliated Clubs where the appropriate Have A Go Indemnity has been completed by the driver/guardian.
Have A Go Experiences under the control of authorised members of the karting trade where the appropriate Have A Go Experience Indemnity has been completed by the driver/guardian and the driver details collected for KartSport New Zealand records.

CLICK HERE to Renew your Licence ONLINE (current and previous members only)

PLEASE NOTE: All NEW Practice Licence Applications must be on the Application Form

This Practice Licence is only available from the KartSport New Zealand Competition Licence Secretary on application. An applicant mustPractice Licence cover.jpg complete the appropriate application form and medical declaration (available for download below) and become a financial member of an affiliated Club. For an applicant under 18 years of age a birth certificate is also required. The completed application forms, proof of Club membership and licence fee must be sent to the Competition Licence Secretary who will process the application and issue the licence. There is a concession rate for subsequent family members residing at the same address provided the first member pays a full licence fee.

The Licence application form is available for download below and must be completed in full - all four pages

Licence Application 

KartSport New Zealand Practice Licences are issued for a 12 month period from the date of first issue. 

  1. For New Applicants - the Practice Licence period is for 12 months from the day of issue and expires at midnight on the last day of that month, 12 months after issue. 
  2. For Licence renewals - the Licence period is for 12 months from the date of expiry of the previous year’s Licence and the Licence expires at midnight on the last day of the month 12 months after issue.

Examples:

  • A Practice Licence issued on 12 June 2011 will expire on 30 June 2012.
  • A Practice Licence issued on 12 June 2011 will expire on 30 June 2012, however if the holder does not apply to renew the Licence until 16 September 2012 the new Licence will still expire on 30 June 2013.

NOTE: Family members residing at the same address will be able to choose different renewal dates

Age Group Change

When you are ready to move to an older Age Group you will need to return your Licence/Log book to KartSport New Zealand for updating. Please use the correct Form (see below).

CLICK HERE to download an Age Group Change Form

KartSport New Zealand Membership/Renewals Policy 

New Members - People for whom we have no record of previous membership

  • Buy a 12 month Licence at the appropriate fee. 
  • Commencement date is day of issue. 
  • Expiry Date aproximately12 months later:
    • Either end of previous month. 
    • Or end of current month. 

Returning Members - People for whom we have a record, but whose Licence expired more than 12 months previous

  • Same as for New Members above. 

Renewals - People for whom we have a record and whose Licence expired less than 12 months previous

  • Renew Licence at the appropriate fee. 
  • Commencement date is the day of renewal. 
  • Expiry date is 12 months after the date their previous Licence expired. 

Licence/Log Book

The Practice  Licence is separate to the KartSport Manual (which contains the Rules, Technical Specifications, Constitution and Codes). The expiry date is clearly visible on the cover, (see sample cover above).
Click here to download the Practice Licence Application Form and Medical Declaration

After downloading and printing the form, complete all four pages and send it to the KartSport New Zealand Competition Licence Secretary whose address is shown on the form together with all the other documentation as required and listed on the application form, with the required licence fee. Failure to provide all the required information and/or documentation will lead to delays in processing your application and could incur additional cost.

 
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