Registration and licensing
Do you need to apply to the Board for registration and licencing. This section will lead you through the process.
In this section
Registering with NZ qualifications / experience
Find out what you need to do to carry out prescribed electrical work according to your New Zealand registration class.
Registering with overseas qualifications / experience
If you trained outside of New Zealand, this section will guide you through the registration and licensing process step by step.
Registering with an Australian licence
If you are an Australian electrical worker and you want to work in New Zealand, you need to check that your licence is recogised in New Zealand.
Limited Certificates or Provisional Licences
For electrical workers that are trained in New Zealand, find out how to apply for a Limited Certificate or Provisional licence.
You are required to renew your licence every 2 years. All registered electrical workers must hold a practising licence to carry out prescribed electrical work.
Licence ID cards
Your licence ID card is a simple way to vertify your identity and your classes of registration. You should carry your licence card with you whenever you are at work.
An employer licence entitles the licence holder to undertake prescribed electrical work using trained electrical workers, working to an approved system of operation.