Teacher Registration - FAQs

Overview

Please go to the Teaching Council website for the most up to date information on how to get registered as a teacher in New Zealand.

Reimbursement for your practicing certificate

Teachers can no longer have their Practicing Certificate fee reimbursed.

  • Primary Teachers and Primary Principals: entitlement to reimbursement ended on 8 June 2018. You must submit payment details for your practicing certificate.

  • Area School Teachers and Area School Principals: entitlement to reimbursement ended on 7 April 2019. You must submit payment details for your practicing certificate.

  • Kindergarten Teachers: entitlement to reimbursement ended on 31 May 2019. You must submit payment details for your practicing certificate.

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