To apply for registration as a New Zealand graduate, you must have successfully completed a Bachelor of Chiropractic degree at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic. You can apply for registration online and you must provide:
Application Details: This includes personal details, fitness for registration questions and a declaration.
Payment: The current application for registration fee is available via the Gazette Notice.
Fitness for Registration information (where applicable): You are required to answer questions related to your fitness for registration, and you may need to provide further information, depending on your answers to the questions.
For further information on the application process please contact us.
For more information:
This can be either a certified copy of the personal pages of your current passport, or a certified copy of your birth certificate, and can be uploaded online.
Evidence of name change:
- You must provide a certified copy of evidence of your name change, which can be uploaded online.
All applicants must provide a current criminal history record issued by the New Zealand Ministry of Justice.
This must be issued by the New Zealand Ministry of Justice and dated within six months when received by the Board.
To obtain this document refer to the Ministry of Justice website – please note the processing time is up to 20 working days
This record must include your full name (including middle name(s)) and any previous names, or names that you are known by).
The New Zealand Ministry of Justice will most likely email criminal history records to you. If you receive your report as a PDF document via email, then you can upload this PDF online. We cannot accept a printed copy of the email that the Ministry of Justice sent to you.
If you were posted your criminal history record, you can either post us the original, or upload a certified copy of the original online.
You are not required to disclose any convictions covered by the Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004.
If you have declared a criminal conviction, a template has been developed for Reflective statements.
You will need to provide a certified copy of a criminal history record for each country you have lived in other than New Zealand for 6 months or more, while you were aged 17 or over. The certified copy can be uploaded online.
This record must be dated within 6 months when received by the Board, and must include your full name (including middle name(s)) and any previous names, or names that you are known as). The Board may accept a report that is older than 6 months on receipt, if the applicant can satisfactorily demonstrate they have not lived in the country or countries since the issue of the reports.
We accept the same documents as Immigration New Zealand, please see their website for details on how to request the correct certificate: How to get a police certificate.
If a conviction is disclosed on your criminal history record that would have been covered by the Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004 (had it occurred in New Zealand), then the Board will treat this type of conviction as though it was in fact covered by the Clean Slate Act, and disregard this conviction when considering your application.
Criminal history records from the U.S.A – In addition to your FBI Identity History Summary Check, you will need to provide a criminal history record issued by the state police department in the state where you currently reside and all other states you have previously resided in for 6 months or more, while you were aged 17 or over.
We accept proof of qualification shared by the NZCC graduates list, sent directly to the Board Registrar. You do not need to request an individual letter.
We accept a certified copy of your degree certificate or a certified copy of your complete academic transcript of academic record confirming your successful completion of your qualification signed by an official of the NZCC.
We accept proof of qualification shared via My eQuals. You can submit a link to your My eQuals profile on your online application