Fees

17 February 2021

The Midwifery Council (“Council”) sets the following fees, payable to the Council, specified in the below Schedule.

The fees are set in New Zealand dollars and are inclusive of goods and services tax.

Fees are not refundable when an application is declined.

Registration

 Service

Fee payable

 Application for entry to the Register by a New Zealand graduate

405.00

 Application for entry to the Register by midwives registered in an overseas jurisdiction (not applicable to applicants applying pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognitions Act 1997)

 1350.00

 Application for entry to the Register by midwives pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997

675.00 

 Application for change of conditions on midwifery scope of practice

135.00 

 External review of qualifications where required, cost recovery up to:

650.00 

 Objective Structured Clinical Examination assessment for registration where required, cost recovery up to:

2000.00 

 Remain on the register as inactive (this is an annual fee)

50.00 

 Restoration to the Register following previously being removed

200.00 

 

Practising Certificates

 Service

 Fee payable 

 Issue of first practising certificate for a New Zealand graduate applying in the same practising year as, or the practising year which follows, entry to the Register

225.00 

 Issue of an annual practising certificate (APC) when paid after 31 March, whilst holding a practising certificate for the previous year

750.00 

 Issue of an annual practising certificate (APC)

650.00 

 

Disciplinary Levy

 Service

 Fee payable

 Levy for 12 months and payable in addition to fee for practising certificate

50.00 

 

Processing and Monitoring

 Service

 Fee payable

 Processing and monitoring fee payable in conjunction with application for a practising certificate by a registered midwife where the applicant has not held a midwifery practising certificate within the three years immediately preceding the date of application or has not lawfully practised midwifery within the three years immediately preceding the date of application

 270.00

 Processing and monitoring fee to be paid in conjunction with the first application for a practising certificate by an internationally qualified midwife or a midwife who has registered pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997

 202.50

 Processing and monitoring fee payable in conjunction with application for a practising certificate by a registered midwife where the applicant has conditions on their scope of practice

 202.50

 

Examinations

 Service

 Fee payable

 Application to sit the National Midwifery Examination

200.00 

 Application for re-consideration of National Midwifery Examination script and result

234.50 

 

Audit/Monitoring of Undergraduate Programme

 Service

 Fee payable

 Full audit/monitoring of undergraduate programme, cost recovery up to:

13500.00 

 Approval and accreditation of educational institution and pre-registration midwifery programme, cost recovery up to:

35000.00 

 

Supervision/Mentoring

 Service

 Fee payable

 Contribution to supervision/mentoring costs for midwives under section 38 competence order (usual twelve-month programme) (fee per hour)

92.00 

 Contribution to supervision/mentoring costs for midwives with a condition on their scope of practice pursuant to section 22 (fee per hour)

92.00 

 

Certificates

 Service

 Fee payable

 Fee for issue of certificate of standing or supply of documents required by midwife seeking registration in overseas jurisdiction

100.00 

 Fee for replacement practising certificate

33.75 

 Fee for issue of any other certificate or copy of any certificate

94.50 

 Fee for copy of the Register

67.50