Forms

APC and retention forms


Annual practising certificate

If you are a dentist or dental specialist and wish to apply for an APC for the period 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018, you will need to complete the 2017/18 APC application form.

If you are a hygienist, therapist, dental technician, clinical dental technician or orthodontic auxiliary and wish to apply for an APC for the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, you will need to complete the 2017/18 APC application form.

Retention

If you are a dentist or dental specialist and wish to be retained on the register, but not practise for the period 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018, you will need to complete the 2017/18 retention application form.

If you are a hygienist, therapist, dental technician, clinical dental technician or orthodontic auxiliary and wish to be retained on the register, but not practise for the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, you will need to complete the 2017/18 retention application form

Registration forms


New Zealand qualified with prescribed qualifications

If you have completed a prescribed qualification in New Zealand, complete the New Zealand prescribed qualification registration form.

New Zealand recent graduate

If you have graduated as part of the last cohort of a New Zealand prescribed qualification, complete the newly qualified graduate registration form. This form is only valid between November and March of each year. 

Your application will be accepted before your graduation day, but applications will only be processed after the respective universities’ graduations.  

If you wish to register outside of this period, you will need to complete the New Zealand prescribed qualification registration form.

Removal of an exclusion

If you wish to apply to have an exclusion(s) removed from your scope of practice, complete the removal of exclusion application form.

Registration in an additional scope of practice

If you are a therapist or clinical dental technician and wish to apply for registration in the additional scopes of adult care or implant overdentures, complete the registration in an additional scope of practice application form.

Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition (TTMR)

If you hold registration in Australia and wish to apply for registration in New Zealand through the TTMR Act, complete the TTMR registration application form.

Overseas applicant with a prescribed qualification

If you have completed an overseas prescribed qualification, complete the assessment of eligibility for overseas prescribed qualification application form.

If you are deemed eligible to register with the Dental Council, you will be sent a registration application form to complete.

Overseas applicant with a non-prescribed qualification

If you have completed a qualification outside of New Zealand, which is not prescribed, and you wish to apply for an individual assessment of your qualification and experience, complete the individual assessment eligibility application form.

If you are deemed eligible to register with the Dental Council, you will be sent a registration application form to complete.

Application to undertake supervised activities during orthodontic auxiliary training

If you wish to undertake supervised activities as part of your training for pursuing the Graduate Certificate of Orthodontic Assisting, complete the supervised activities as a trainee application form.

Any patients you treat must consent to this by completing the patient consent for orthodontic care by a trainee, which should be retained on the patient file.

Register as an orthodontic auxiliary under pathways 1 and 2

If you wish to apply for registration as an orthodontic auxiliary after the completion of either the Graduate Certificate of Orthodontic Assisting (from the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting) or the Certificate of Orthodontic Assisting (from the New Zealand Association of Orthodontists), complete the orthodontic auxiliary registration application form.

To register as an orthodontic auxiliary with other prescribed qualifications, complete the New Zealand prescribed qualification registration form.

Referee report

Some applications require you to submit referee reports. The referees must use the referee report template.

Self assessment

Some applications require you to complete a self assessment and submit this together with your completed application:

Dental hygiene self assessment

Dental therapy self assessment

Dental technology self assessment.

Examination forms


Written examination

To assess your eligibility to enter the examination and sit a written examination, complete the written examination assessment of eligibility application form.  

This application form can only be submitted during an open application period. Please refer to the examination timetable for the application periods.

Clinical examination

If you wish to sit a clinical examination, complete the clinical examination application form.  

This application form can only be submitted during an open application period. Please refer to the examination timetable for the application periods.

The New Zealand Dental Technology Registration Examination

If you wish to sit the combined registration examination, please contact the Dental Council for the relevant documentation. 

The New Zealand Dental Specialist Registration Examination

If you wish to sit a specialist registration examination, please contact us for the relevant documentation. 

Change of Details


Change of address

If you have changed any of your addresses, please advise us by submitting the change of address form.

Change of name

If you have changed your name, please advise us by submitting the change of name form.

Restoration to the Register

If you have been removed from the Register under section 143(3), 144(3) or 144(5) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, and now wish to be restored to the Register, complete the restoration application form.

If you are unsure whether you are eligible to be restored to the Register, please consult the Apply to be restored to the Register page.

Certificates


Certificates of good standing

If you wish to apply for a certificate of good standing, complete the certificate of good standing application form.

Replacement certificate

If you need a replacement certificate, or would like an additional copy of a certificate, complete the replacement certificate application form.