Become a Member

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We welcome membership applications!

Join Survey and Spatial New Zealand in two easy steps:

Step 1: Register online and create your log in and password.

Step 2: Fill out the online application form to choose your membership type and complete your professional profile.

Professionals - Attach your Curriculum Vitae and copies of qualification to your online application. If you have an overseas qualification we may require a qualification equivalency assessment.

Students - Attach your Student ID or Confirmation of Enrolment to your online application.

This is an initial application only - you may be asked to supply more information.

Criteria for each membership type can be found in the Membership Policy.

Overseas Applications

Overseas Membership Applications
Registration for overseas members includes an administration fee of NZ$200 - this fee needs to be paid before your application proceeds. If your application is accepted, we will deduct this amount from your annual membership fee.
Please note - If your application is unsuccessful, this fee will not be refunded. You must create your log in and password by registering so you can complete your application.
Include information on your professional qualifications and experience with your application (you can attach a copy of your Curriculum Vitae or Resume to your online application or email the information to

Moving to New Zealand
Many spatial professionals have moved to New Zealand and find their skills highly valued and transferable. If you are considering this move, first visit for entry to New Zealand requirements.

Overseas Qualifications
If you are coming from overseas and you want to become a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor in New Zealand, you can apply to the Cadastral Survey Licensing Board. They will advise you on the process and payment fee and if necessary, how to obtain a technical qualification comparison if you have a survey qualification obtained at an overseas institution.