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PODIATRISTS BOARD OF NEW ZEALAND

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 The Board operates under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 and is the regulatory body for the occupation of podiatry (and chiropody) in New Zealand. The Board's primary role is to protect the public interest by ensuring that podiatrists are safe and competent to practice.

Anyone who wishes to practice in New Zealand as a podiatrist, MUST be registered with the Board AND hold a current Annual Practising Certificate (APC).(NB: First time APC applicants and Return to Practice APC applicants must provide evidence of a current 2 hour CPR certificate.)


  • REGISTRATION QUERIES:

  for both NZ and overseas trained podiatrists, refer to "Registration".


  •  PRACTITIONER QUERIES:

   about APC and re-certification requirements, refer to "Practitioners" then "Re-certification requirements".

  The Podiatrists  Board Recertification Framework (PBRCF) is essential reading before you apply for your APC.

 Logbook requirements.

Form 1 is required with your APC application. Your complete logbook is required when practitioners undergo the PBRCF Audit, when requested by the Board. 

  Please refer to the full changes  summarised here , flowchart and PBRCF credit requirements Summary.

If you are not a registered podiatrist and wish to work in the area of Footcare, go to the Board's Guidelines for Providers of Footcare Services Who Are Not Registered Podiatrists.

For all queries, please contact the Board via the Registrar: registrar@podiatristsboard.org.nz

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PO Box 10-202, Wellington 6143, NZ
Level 10, ASB House, 101-103 The Terrace, Wellington 6011
Tel: +64 4 474 0706 Fax +64 4 918 4746

 NZ, Wellington

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PO Box 10-202, Wellington 6143, NZ
Level 10, ASB House, 101-103 The Terrace, Wellington 6011
Tel: +64 4 474 0706 Fax +64 4 918 4746

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