Notice Type
General Section
Notice Title

Psychologists (Fees) Notice 2015

Pursuant to sections 130–133 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, the following notice is given.

N o t i c e

1. Title and commencement—(1) This notice may be cited as the Psychologists (Fees) Notice 2015.

(2) This notice comes into force on 9 February 2015.

2. Fees—The Psychologists Board sets the following fees, payable to the board, specified in the attached Schedule.

3. Tax—The fees are inclusive of goods and services tax.

4. Waiver—The Psychologists Board may provide for the waiver or transfer of any fee or part thereof.

5. No refund—Fees are not refundable when an application is declined.

6. Revocation—This notice revokes all previous Psychologist (Fees) Notices.


Fees Payable


Application for registration by a practitioner trained in New Zealand


Application for registration under the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997


Application for registration by a practitioner trained overseas


Application for non-binding assessment of qualifications for registration


Application by a registered psychologist for a current practising certificate1


Application by a registered psychologist applying prior to 1 April for a practising certificate for the subsequent financial year2


Application by a registered psychologist who held a practising certificate in the previous financial year, who has continued to practise, and who is applying for a practising certificate for the current financial year after 1 April


Application by a registered psychologist for a practising certificate for a period of three months (or less) and who has not been practising at any other time during that financial year


Disciplinary Levy (Payable each financial year by all registered psychologists except those who have not held and will not hold a current practising certificate at any time during that financial year)


Annual maintenance of registration and communication for non-practising registrants


Certificate of registration


The supply to any psychologist of any documents, other than a certificate of registration, required for the purpose of seeking registration overseas


Copy of the Register of Psychologists


Fee for conducting an accreditation review of a degree, course of study, or programme leading to registration as a psychologist in New Zealand3


Key to Annotation

1 Practising certificate is an annual practising certificate or an interim practising certificate.

2 The board’s financial year ends 31 March.

3 Fee will be adjusted (at a rate of $100.00 per assessor per hour) if site visit exceeds three days and/or deficiencies are identified that require additional review.

Dated at Wellington this 5th day of January 2015.

STEVE OSBORNE, Chief Executive and Registrar, Psychologists Board.