The Nursing Council is changing the competence assessment requirements for internationally qualified nurses.
This change will occur in December 2023. Please see here for the details »
Anyone who is practising as a nurse in new Zealand must have an Annual Practising certificate (APC)
To renew your APC please log on to the MyNC portal
If you are a nurse who qualified overseas, and you want to become a registered nurse in New Zealand, click on the link below to learn about the registration process.
Search the public register for any registered nurse who holds a current Annual Practising Certificate (APC).