Contact us

Get in touch with us if you would like more information or have a question.

Pages you might find helpful

Relicensing – information about renewing a practising licence

Registration requirements – checkout these pages if you are registering with experience or qualification from: New Zealand, Overseas or if you have an Australian electrical licence

Limited Certificates – information for trainees and overseas applicants who require a limited certificate

By phone

Freephone (New Zealand): 0800 661 000
From overseas: +64 3 943 4254
Monday – Thursday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm NZT
Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm NZT


Postal address

Electrical Workers Registration Board
PO Box 10-156
Wellington 6143
New Zealand

Courier address

Electrical Workers Registration Board
15 Stout Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Media enquiries

Communications Group

Translation Service

If English isn't your first language, we have a free telephone interpreting service available. Interpreters are available for many different languages. Call us after 9.00am, ask for a translator and tell us which language you speak. Hold the line and we'll get an interpreter within a couple of minutes.

Video Relay Service

If you are deaf or hearing impaired, after 9.00am we can use the Video Relay Service to provide information. Visit the NZ Relay website to see how it works.(external link)