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Notice Title

Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand Fees for Registration, Practising Certificates and Limited Authorities to Teach

Pursuant to sections 364(1), 372(1) and 383(1) of the Education Act 1989 (as amended by the Education Amendment Act 2015), the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand has agreed to fix the following fees for the issue of teacher registration, practising certificates and limited authorities to teach:

Schedule of Fees

A fee of $302.57 (GST inclusive) for applicants who have not been registered in New Zealand and who have either completed their teacher education programme overseas or who are applying through the Council’s discretionary pathway (this fee includes the issue of a first practising certificate) or for applicants applying for a practising certificate under the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act (TTMRA).

A fee of $220.80 (GST inclusive) for applicants who have completed their teacher education qualification in New Zealand and are registering as a teacher for the first time. (The fee for registration includes the issue of a first practising certificate when it is applied for at the same time as registration.)

A fee of $220.80 (GST inclusive) for applicants who are already registered and who apply for their first practising certificate.

A fee of $220.80 (GST inclusive) for applicants who renew or are issued a practising certificate.

A fee of $220.80 (GST inclusive) for applicants who are applying for registration and have been previously registered with the Teachers Council (the fee for registration includes the issue of a practising certificate when this is applied for at the same time as registration).

A fee of $302.57 (GST inclusive) for applicants to be issued with a full practising certificate (this includes a fee for a practising certificate and a fee for the consideration of full certification).

A fee of $50.00 (GST inclusive) for applicants who do not have a practising certificate or current limited authority to teach, and are employed in a teaching position that requires them to hold one, when the Council receives the application (this is additional to the cost of the practising certificate or limited authority to teach).

A fee of $56.22 (GST inclusive) for a limited authority to teach which is issued for up to one year.

A fee of $112.44 (GST inclusive) for a limited authority to teach which is issued for up to two years.

A fee of $168.66 (GST inclusive) for a limited authority to teach which is issued for up to three years.

These fees come into force on 1 July 2015.

Printed copies of this notice are available free from the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand offices at 80 Boulcott Street, Wellington 6011.

Dated this 25th day of June 2015.

BARBARA ALA’ALATOA, Chair of the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.