APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP HERE
Join NZIS in two easy steps:
Step 1: Register online and create your login and password.
Step 2: Fill out the online application form to choose your membership type and complete your professional profile.
You must attach your Curriculum Vitae or Resume to your online application.
This is an initial application only – you may be asked to supply more information.
Documents that will help explain membership requirements:
For assistance with your application, contact NZIS National Office.
Upgrading from Associate to Voting Member
To upgrade your membership complete and submit the Upgrade from Associate to Voting membership form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Overseas Membership Applications
Registration for overseas members includes an administration fee of NZ$200 - this fee needs to be paid before your application proceeds. If your application is accepted, we will deduct this amount from your normal membership fee. If your application is unsuccessful, this fee will not be refunded. You must create your login and password by registering so you can complete your application.
Include information on your professional qualifications and experience with your application (you can attach a copy of your Curriculum Vitae or Resume to your online application). See below for information on overseas qualifications.
Moving to New Zealand
Many spatial professionals have moved to New Zealand and find their skills highly valued and transferable. If you are considering this move, first visit immigration.govt.nz for entry to New Zealand requirements.
- Skill Shortage information (Construction/Surveyor, Code232212).
NZIS accepts technical qualification comparisons provided by the Bureau for the Assessment of Overseas Qualifications (BAOQ), which operates under the Committee of Reciprocating Boards of Surveyors for Australia and New Zealand.
If you have a survey qualification obtained at an overseas university, a technical qualification comparison can be obtained from BAOQ by applying to the Cadastral Survey Licencing Board. They will advise you on the process and payment fee. Send your request to:
Cadastral Survey Licensing Board
P O Box 12 241
Consulting Surveyors of New Zealand (CSNZ)
CSNZ is a division of the NZIS for members within a practice in New Zealand. To join CSNZ you must be a full NZIS member and a practising surveyor.
- Complete the CSNZ Membership Application Form and email it to email@example.com or post to PO Box 41064, Lower Hutt, Wellington 5013.
For subscription details and membership inquiries, contact the Secretary: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Cadastral Surveyors Licensing Board (CSLB)
To gain a licence to undertake cadastral surveys in New Zealand (pursuant to Sections 22 and 23 of the Cadastral Survey Act 2002) you must satisfy the Cadastral Surveyors Licensing Board requirements.
NZIS Admissions Panel manages the qualification process required by the CSLB to obtain a Licence to Undertake Cadastral Surveys. For information on the examinations you are required to pass, go to the Professional Entrance Exam page.