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.


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.