Refund of your application fee

You are eligible for a 50 percent refund of the certificate fee if your medical income (including any tax) in New Zealand or overseas is NZ$20,000 or less.

Apply for this refund at the end of your financial year by completing our 'Low Income Declaration' form. You will also need to provide us with a certified statement of earnings from Inland Revenue .

  • Low income declaration

    Form that needs to be completed in order to apply for a partial refund of your practising certificate fee if your income for the year was below the threshold.

  • Half of the APC (practising fee and disciplinary levy) will be refunded to doctors earning $20,000 or less per annum from the practice of medicine in New Zealand or overseas.