Registering with a prescribed qualification

Registering as an orthodontic auxiliary with a prescribed qualification

Registration process with a prescribed qualification

If you want to register as an orthodontic auxiliary after completing pathways 1 or 2, then submit the newly qualified orthodontic auxiliaries prescribed qualification registration application form.

For all other prescribed qualifications - you will need to send us the application form for registration in New Zealand for holders of prescribed qualifications.

If you have not register within 12 months after your graduation, your application will be considered on its merits by the Council at its next meeting.  You will also be required to submit with your registration application:

  • details of activities you have undertaken to update and enhance professional skills, including details of whether you have taken part in continuing professional development
  • a detailed history of employment, including places and dates of employment, responsibilities, and working hours per week
  • details of any practice in an equivalent scope of practice overseas (if applicable).


Registration fees for those who hold a prescribed qualification are listed here.    

More information about registration pathways 1 and 2

The first two prescribed qualifications are generally referred to as pathway 1 and pathway 2, respectively. 

For information about the processes involved with the training programmes of the first two prescribed qualifications, refer to the following sections:

Read more about pathway 1.

Read more about pathway 2.

A diagram highlighting the processes involved with the training programmes of the first two prescribed qualifications