2017 NZQA Fees and Financial Assistance

Fee structure for domestic candidates


Entry for all NZQF standards and up to three Scholarship subjects


Additional Scholarship entries

$76.70 per subject

Fee structure for international fee-paying candidates


Entry for all NZQF standards


Entry for each New Zealand Scholarship subject

$102.20 per subject

NB. Fees remain unchanged from 2013.   

 Financial Assistance Applications   

Financial assistance applications should be made to NZQA by Thursday 31 August 2017
To be eligible for financial assistance, the applicant, normally the parent or guardian of the candidate must be the fee-payer and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Benefit applications – this includes those receiving a Work and Income or Study Link benefit
  • Income-based applications – this includes those on a joint family income which would entitle the applicant to receive a Community Services Card
  • Multiple candidate applications - this includes fee-payers with two or more children who are candidates, where the total fees to pay would otherwise be more than the $200 multiple-candidate maximum

Financial Assistance application forms are available from the Cashiers office.
Fee-payers should fill out the application form and return it to the school [with a copy of their current Community Services Card] to meet the NZQA deadline of Thursday 31 August 2017.