NZQA have changed their fees for getting your qualification assessed against the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) from 10th February 2020. An assessment by the NZQA may be required to be able to claim points in a Skilled Migrant Category application or to prove you are qualified for a job offer for a Work Visa.

Assessment Type Details Cost NZ$
(inclusive of GST)
International Qualification Assessment (IQA) Assessment of one qualification against the NZQF NZ$445
Teaching Assessment Add-On Assessment of your qualifications for teaching roles, including Early Childhood Education, Primary and Secondary. You can submit an additional 2 IQAs free of charge (within 48 hours of submitting your initial IQA) NZ$301 (in addition to the IQA fee above)
Skill Shortage List Assessment Add-On Assessment of your qualification against a New Zealand Skill Shortage List NZ$165 (in addition to the IQA fee above)
Pre-1998 Qualification Fee Assessment of a qualification taken pre-1998, due to the extra time and resource required to assess older qualifications NZ$275 (in addition to the IQA fee above)

Find out about changes to the salary requirements for Skilled Migrant Category and Essential Skills Work Visas.

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