Documents for applications


Never send original documents. Get verified* copies.

*Photocopies which are stamped and signed by a Justice of the Peace or school principal. (Otago and Auckland Universities accept only a JP as verification.) Take original and copy(copies) to be signed.


NOTE: For 2021 due to the Lockdown, verification is not necessary. However, you must complete a declaration on a separate sheet of paper, clearly legible and including the following:

All enrolling students must provide a self-declaration in the following format:

I certify that every document I have attached is a true copy of the original document.

Full name: [full name as per identification document]

Signature: [pen or electronic signature]

Date: [insert]


Proof of Identity

This can be a birth certificate or passport (front page.)


Proof of Academic Achievements

ROA – one copy free from NZQA. Can take up to 15 working days to be delivered. Can be downloaded and emailed as a pdf file.

Login to NZQA – “Order Documents” on left hand menu – tick all documents and follow process.



IRD number card

How to apply for an IRD number


Bank Account

Stamped slip from your bank with your account number on it.