The Dental Council’s online services are available to oral health practitioners who are, or wish to be registered in New Zealand.
These services are also available for practitioners to manage their recertification programme requirements online.
Our online services are accessed through a practitioner portal.
All practitioners can access the practitioner portal from the Dental Council website. Click on the “LOG IN” tab from any page of the website. The “LOG IN” tab appears on the top right of the banner on each page of the website.
From the “Log in” page you can:
Every practitioner registered with the Dental Council will have an online account. You are only required to activate your online account the first time you use the practitioner portal.
Practitioners seeking registration in New Zealand for the first time will also need to activate their online account before using our online services.
Guide for activating online accounts for the first time
A range of online services are available for oral health practitioners who are already registered in New Zealand or who are seeking registration in New Zealand for the first time.
You can access the online services when you log in to your practitioner portal. The following guides are available to help you complete the various forms for the service you require.
For managing recertification programme requirements:
You can use the practitioner portal with the following web browsers:
Please ensure your web browser is up to date and that you are using the latest available version.
The online services may not run using other web browsers.
The practitioner portal will time out after 10 minutes of inactivity. This means that if you are logged in to your online account and have not been active for a period of 10 minutes, you will be logged out automatically.
Users are responsible to ensure their personal data remains secure when using our online services and following best practice. For example:
You should always choose strong passwords. To log in to the practitioner portal, you will need a password that contains at least 8 characters including:
If you have any queries or difficulties accessing our online services, please contact us.