Membership Fees (GST Incl)



Indemnity Cover***









Member - Discounted*

Part Time (under 20 h/p/w)
RN in F/T Post Grad Study




International Member




Retired Member**

(or members not working at all)




New Member Application Fee

(a one off fee to be paid by all new members)




Dual Professional Membership Discount $50p/a

College members paying regular or Fellowship fees may choose to opt out of Indemnity Insurance Cover provided with their College Membership if they hold dual membership with another professional organisation (eg. NZNO) who also provides adequate Indemnity Insurance cover for registered nurses. Please contact the College office for details.


Fee Payment Options for New Members

  • Online Banking Details for Annual fee - include the $20 application fee in your payment to - College of Nurses,
    BNZ Account No - 02 0719 0193130 00 You must include your "Name", "NEW " and your "Phone Number" in the Particulars/reference details.

  • Monthly Automatic Payments - download form pdf CNA(NZ) Automatic Payment Form (2024) (0.47MB)
    form, follow instructions carefully to set up your payments using your online banking, post/email the completed form to the College office ASAP.  The $20 Application fee must be a separate one off payment please. 

  • Credit Card Payments for new members - Fill in the online application form, an invoice will be emailed for you to pay by direct credit or credit card.

Your membership and Indemnity Insurance will start on the day we receive your payment for fees. New members receive an email and membership pack usually within a week confirming their membership has started.


Click here to fill in our online membership application


Fee Payment for existing members - An annual Invoice will be posted out (unless you are paying by continuing Automatic Payments). Payment options are listed on the invoice for Chq, Direct Credit or Credit card. You may change to/from Auto Payments direct from your bank account at any time by contacting the College office.


* Discounted Rates conditions

For all Discounted rates - the onus is on the Member to update the College office of any change in work situation that may affect their discounted fees. Indemnity Insurance Cover will be seriously affected if a member is not paying the correct fees for their situation.
  • Part Time - employed 20 hrs or less per week, employer verification required with application and annually thereafter. (Nurses studying but still working  at or under 20 hrs per week  are in this category)

  • RN in full time study (Post Graduate) - Qualified Registered Nurses not currently employed & returning to full time study, verification required from tertiary provider on application and annually thereafter.

  • International members - Available for members who reside outside new Zealand - No Insurance Cover is available to international members. All other publications and online communications remain the same.

  • **Retired Members no insurance cover is provided for retired members. Members returning to work must inform the college office to re-instate your Insurance cover.


*** Indemnity Insurance cover

is assured within New Zealand providing members hold a current APC and / or appropriate qualification or training for related work at the time of any claim. Click here for Insurance details

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