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Annual Practising Certificate renewals for 2016-2017

Please note that APC renewal forms can be returned to the Board electronically

An email has been sent to practitioners advising that APC renewals for the 2016-2017 practising year will open on 10 August.

If you have not received this email please check that your current contact details are correct.

If you or your supervisor will not be available during the renewal period:

  • please log on before you go on leave or while you are away to complete the online part of the renewal process;
  • print off the APC renewal form, obtain your supervisor's signature and return the completed form to the Board within the renewal period timeframe forms can be scanned and emailed.

    For more detailed information on the APC renewal process please refer to the page on the website called 'How to renew your annual practising certificate'

    APC fees for 2016-2017

    Completed application submitted by 1 October 2016 $850 inc GST
    Completed application submitted after 1 October 2016 $1050 inc GST

    Reduced fee for completed application submitted by 1 October 2016 $500 inc GST

    Annual fee for non-practising psychotherapists $70 inc GST

  • Vacancies on the Board

    The Ministry of Health is seeking applications/nominations for practitioner members interested in serving on the Board.

    Please click on the link below to see the advertisement.

    Applications/nominations close on Wednesday 7 September.

    Change of location and contact details

    Our new physical address is Level 5, 22 Willeston Street, Wellington, and our new postal address is PO Box 9644, Wellington 6141. Email and phone number remains the same. Note: The Board no longer has a fax number.

    Maori Psychotherapy Training Programme Providers

    The Board is currently developing accreditation criteria for both Tertiary Programmes and Professional Development Courses of Study or Programmes.

    The Board is interested in speaking with Maori psychotherapy training programme providers so that the Board can engage with these providers during the development of accreditation criteria.

    Please send any information to registrar@pbanz.org.nz or call Jacq on 04 918 4727. Thank you, your assistance is appreciated.

    The Board intends to include any newly identified training programmes providers in the accreditation consultation process and invites new providers to contact the Board.