Occupational registration

New Zealand law requires you to be registered before you can work in some occupations. If you want to apply for a visa to work in one of these occupations, you'll have to get your registration before we can grant you a work visa.

Occupations
  • Architect
  • Barrister
  • Barrister and solicitor
  • Cable jointer
  • Cadastral (Land Title) Surveyor
  • Chiropractor
  • Clinical dental technician
  • Clinical dental therapist
  • Dental hygenist
  • Dental technician
  • Dental therapist
  • Dentist
  • Dietitian
  • Dispensing optician
  • Electrical application serviceperson
  • Electrician
  • Electrical engineer
  • Electrical inspector
  • Electrical installer
  • Electrical service technician
  • Enrolled nurse
  • Financial adviser
  • Line mechanic
  • Medical laboratory scientist/technologist
  • Medical laboratory technician
  • Medical practitioner
  • Medical radiation technologist
  • Nurses and midwives
  • Occupational therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Osteopath
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Plumber, gasfitter and drainlayer
  • Podiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Real estate agent
  • Teacher
  • Veterinarian

 

For information about how to get registered, contact the relevant registration authority.
Registration Authorities