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Engage a professional to help with your consent application or project

It's really important to get the right people involved in your project.

​Professionals who can help you

To prepare your application, you need to get help from a professional where appropriate:

If you're undertaking a complex project, we recommend you seek advice early in the process. Contact us for pre-application guidance.

Further information

Visit the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment website to read about the skills and expertise of design professionals, and finding the right professional for your project.


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