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Register as an Independent Qualified Person (IQP)

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​How to register as an IQP

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All Independent Qualified Person applications (new and renewals) must include a photo that will be uploaded onto the membership card.
You will need to renew the registration every year.

 In person

Bring the completed Independent Qualified Person (IQP) - Application for Registration form, all supporting documentation (see the checklist on the form) and your photo to your local service centre.

 No payment is required at this stage, you will be invoiced once the application has been approved.

 By post

Send the completed Independent Qualified Person (IQP) - Application for Registration form, all supporting documentation (see the checklist on the form) and your photo to:

IQP Register
Auckland Council Building Control
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

No payment is required at this stage, you will be invoiced once the application has been approved.

​IQP registration fee

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Service Fee
Registration costs for Independent Qualified Person (base charge plus additional charges where applicable)$175
Registration for each specified system - Independent Qualified Person$132

​What happens next

We present new applications to the registration team at fortnightly meetings.

If your application meets the criteria and includes the required supporting documentation, the team will approve it.

We will send you an invoice and once paid, we will add you to the IQP register and send you a Registered Independent Qualified Person Practicing Certificate.