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Notice Title

Pharmacy Council of New Zealand (Fees) Notice 2017

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

This notice is effective from 24 February 2017 and revokes and replaces all previous Pharmacy Council of New Zealand fees notices.


1. Title and commencement—This notice may be cited as the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand (Fees) Notice 2017 and shall come into force on 24 February 2017.

2. Fees—The Pharmacy Council of New Zealand sets the following fees, payable to the Council, specified in the attached Schedule.

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


Fees Payable $  
One-off Fees  
Application for Registration – Intern pharmacist 207.00
Application for Registration – Pharmacist (includes TTMR* and REQR*) 345.00
Application for Registration – Pharmacist Prescriber 90.00
Interview Assessment 205.00
Re-instatement to the Register 100.00
Transfer within the Register 28.00
Request Lodgment Fee 100.00
Review Management Fee 500.00
Annual Practising Certificate (APC) (Includes Disciplinary Levy)  
APC - Intern 488.11
APC - Pharmacist 666.15
APC - Pharmacist Prescriber 756.15
APC - Pharmacist (post 30 November fee) 186.59
Note: The full APC includes Disciplinary Levy of $106.38 incl GST  
Register Information  
Inspection of the Register 50.00
Documents for Overseas Registration 50.00
Examination Fees  
Competency Assessment of Overseas Pharmacists (CAOP) examination fee for REQR* applicants 805.00
Application for initial consideration of registration for non-REQR* applicants 690.00
Knowledge Assessment of Pharmaceutical Sciences (KAPS) Exam 1,280.00
Written Exam Fee 520.00
Oral Interview (if required) 1,125.00
Examination Fees – Pharmacist Prescriber  
Application for Registration of Overseas Pharmacist Prescriber 2,070.00
Application for Pharmacist Prescriber Category 1 368.00
Application for Pharmacist Prescriber Category 2 690.00
Any Other Matter  
Non-Practising Fee 91.34
Application for an exemption from an approved English test for overseas pharmacists 128.00
Replacement of Registration Certificate 50.00

*TTMR = Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition Act (1997) applicants from Australia.

*REQR = Recognised Equivalent Qualification Route applicants are overseas qualified pharmacists holding recognised qualifications and registration from countries recognised by the Australian Pharmacy Council. These are the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada and the United States of America.

Dated at Wellington this 26th day of January 2017.

OWAIN GEORGE, Registrar, Pharmacy Council of New Zealand.