Notice Type
General Section
Notice Title

Nurses (Fees) Notice 1 July 2015

Pursuant to sections 130(1) and 131 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 Nurses (Fees) Notice 1 July 2015.

(2) The fees come into force from 1 July 2015 as specified.

(3) This notice revokes the fees in the notice published in the New Zealand Gazette, 14 August 2014, No. 91, page 2616 and the notice published in error in the New Zealand Gazette, 16 April 2015, Notice No. 2015-gs2171 on the date from which they are effective.

2. Fees—The Nursing Council of New Zealand (“the council”) sets the following fees, payable to the council, specified in the Schedule to this notice. All fees charged by the council are non-refundable.

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

4. Purpose—The Schedule to this notice sets out the fees that the council has determined must be paid for the services outlined. This notice clarifies disciplinary levies charged as part of the fee for Annual and Interim Practising Certificates.

Schedule

Fees Payable
    $ Effective
A. ANNUAL AND INTERIM PRACTISING CERTIFICATES (including disciplinary levy):    
  12 months (includes $10.00 disciplinary levy) 110.00 1 July 2011
  3 months or any part thereof (includes $2.50 disciplinary levy) 27.50 1 July 2011
  6 months or any part thereof (includes $5.00 disciplinary levy) 55.00 1 July 2011
  9 months or any part thereof (includes $7.50 disciplinary levy) 82.50 1 July 2011
B. REGISTRATION FEES: For applicants qualified in New Zealand:    
  Registration as registered nurse or enrolled nurse 75.00 1 January 2012
  Application for registration as nurse practitioner (including prescribing) 1,500.00 1 April 2012
  Nurse Practitioner prescribing authorisation 1,000.00 1 April 2012
  Restoration of name to the Register following cancellation of registration under Part 4 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 or Part IV of the Nurses Act 1977 3,000.00 1 July 2011
  Additions to Register (including authorisations) 70.00 1 July 2011
  Application for change of condition in scope of practice 200.00 1 July 2011
C. REGISTRATION FEES: For applicants qualified overseas:    
  Application and processing fee for application for registration 650.00 1 July 2015
  Application and processing fee for application for registration (under the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997) 340.00 1 July 2015
D. PROVISION OF INFORMATION ON REGISTER:    
  Inspection of the Register (search fee) 70.00 1 July 2011
  Replacement registration practising certificate 70.00 1 July 2011
  Verification of education programme 70.00 1 July 2011
  Verification of New Zealand registration 70.00 1 July 2011
E. OTHER FEES (REGISTRATION):    
  Medal replacement – registered and/or enrolled nurse 70.00 1 July 2011
  Medal new graduate – registered nurse 26.00 1 July 2011
  Medal new graduate – enrolled nurse 17.00 1 July 2011
  Return of original documents (courier) at applicants expense At cost 1 July 2015
F. EXAMINATION FEES:    
  Registered nurse and enrolled nurse (includes New Zealand registration fee) 240.00 1 January 2012
  Mental health nurse 51.00 1 January 2012
  Fees for late transcripts 102.00 1 January 2012
  Analysis of failed examination 79.00 1 January 2012
  Extension of time 10.00 1 January 2012
G. FEES FOR EDUCATION PROGRAMMES:    
  Accreditation or monitoring audit of nurse entry to practise programme 2,780.00 1 April 2011
  Accreditation or monitoring audit of post-graduate nursing programme 13,900.00 1 January 2014
  Accreditation or monitoring audit of programme leading to registration as a registered nurse 13,900.00 1 January 2014
  Accreditation or monitoring audit of enrolled nurse programme 8,700.00 1 January 2014
  Accreditation or monitoring audit of competence assessment programme 3,000.00 1 April 2011

Dated at Wellington this 21st day of April 2015.

CAROLYN REED, Registrar, Nursing Council of New Zealand.