International applicants, who qualified as a Clinical Physiologist, Physiology Technician or equivalent overseas, are welcome to apply for Registration with CPRB as a step towards seeking employment in New Zealand.
You must first be accepted for membership of a recognized New Zealand professional society for your profession. You cannot register in New Zealand if you are not a member of a professional society. Proof of society membership will be required when you apply for registration.
( click here for links to societies Links ) . Please note that not all professional societies in New Zealand accept international applications, so this may preclude registering in New Zealand. Please check with the society relevant to your field of practice, before applying for registration.
The following documents will need to be provided to CPRB. A checklist is on the application form.
The following may be requested - if you already have them then include in your application:
Registration with Conditions
Where registration with Conditions of Practice is issued, the conditions of practice will be listed on your letter of acceptance to the Register, and identified on any Practicing Certificate issued by the CPRB. Examples of condition(s) that may be placed on Registration are:
Addition of your name to the Public Register occurs once your application has been accepted by the board. Any practicing conditions are viewable on the public register. Click here to view the register: View the Register
Renewal of International (non-resident) Registration
Non-resident registration may be renewed annually upon proof of ongoing professional society membership. A renewal reminder will be automatically sent 1 month prior to expiry. Professional society membership evidence may be emailed to the registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org . Failure to renew or provide this evidence within 90 days of expiry will result in removal of your name from the public register in New Zealand.
Annual Practicing Certificates
Annual Practicing Certificates (APC) are not issued to those residing outside of New Zealand. If you have received a definite offer of employment in New Zealand, and your prospective employer requests an APC, please contact the CPRB registrar. You will be requested to provide evidence of the offer, and provided with an interim APC.
To apply to register and access the application form, proceed to the 'Apply for Registration' page and select 'non-resident' category: Apply for Registration