Scopes of Practice

The Board is required to describe the contents of the profession in terms of one or more scopes of practice. After extensive consultation, we have gazetted six scopes.

Accredited Courses

The New Zealand Psychologists Board accredits and monitors educational institutions and programs that train psychologists.

Overseas Trained: How to Register

Applications to register from overseas-trained practitioners are assessed on an individual basis for fitness, equivalence of qualifications, and competence.

NZ Trained: How to Register

The New Zealand Psychologists Board administers the registration of psychologists under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance (HPCA) Act 2003.