Registering with NZ qualifications / experience
Electrical registration and licensing entitles you to carry out prescribed electrical work according to the class of registration you hold.
Registering with overseas qualifications / experience
You need to apply for registration and licensing with the Electrical Workers Registration Board. If you trained outside of New Zealand, this section will guide you through the registration and licensing process step by step.
Apply for a Limited Certificate
How to apply for a Limited Certificate or Provisional Licence for applicants who trained in New Zealand.
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 includes your photograph and all classes of your 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.