An amendment to this notice was published on 3 March 2020, Notice No. 2020-gs931.

Notice Type
General Section
Notice Title

Physiotherapy Board (Fees) Notice 2018

This notice sets out the fees prescribed by the Physiotherapy Board pursuant to section 130 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (“Act”), and the disciplinary levy set by the Physiotherapy Board under section 131 of the Act.

This notice replaces all previous Physiotherapy Board fees notices.

Notice

  1. Title and commencement—This notice may be cited as the Physiotherapy (Fees) Notice 2018 and shall come into force 28 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Gazette. The Application for an annual practising certificate (APC) fees and the fee for retention of an entry of a non-practising physiotherapist on the Register for a specified practising year apply with respect to the practising year commencing 1 April 2018 and to all subsequent practising years.
  2. Fees and levy—The Physiotherapy Board prescribes the fees and levy, payable to the Board, specified in the Schedule to this notice.
  3. Tax—The fees and levy are inclusive of goods and services tax.

Schedule

Fees payable to the Physiotherapy Board

$

Application for registration within the General Scope of Practice: Physiotherapist:

 

Under section 12(2)(b) of the Act (New Zealand graduate)

354.00

Under section 12(2)(c) of the Act (overseas graduate)

1,734.50

Under Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997

375.00

Application for registration within the Special Purpose Scope of Practice: Postgraduate Physiotherapy Student or Special Purpose Scope of Practice: Visiting Presenter/Educator:

 

Under section 12(2)(c) of the Act – Postgraduate Physiotherapy Student

349.60

Under section 12(2)(e) of the Act – Visiting Presenter/Educator

349.60

Application for registration within the Specialist Scope of Practice: Physiotherapist:

 

Assessment part 1 (portfolio assessment)

1928.10

Assessment part 2 (panel assessment)

3413.00

Application for an annual practising certificate (APC) under section 26 of the Act, where the applicant holds a current APC and the Board receives a duly completed application (including the fee set by the Board) before 1 April of the practising year for which the application is submitted.

Note: this fee includes the disciplinary levy imposed under section 131 of the Act.

555.50

Late application for an annual practising certificate (APC) under section 26 of the Act, where the applicant held an APC on 31 March of the practising year immediately prior to the practising year for which the application is submitted but the Board does not receive a duly completed application (including the fee set by the Board) before 1 April of the practising year for which the application is submitted.

Note: this fee includes the disciplinary levy imposed under section 131 of the Act.

782.20

Application for an annual practising certificate (APC) under section 26 of the Act, where the applicant either did not hold an APC in the practising year immediately prior to the practising year for which the application is submitted or held such an APC but subsequently applied for retention of the applicant’s entry on the Register as a non-practising physiotherapist and paid the fee set by the Board for such application. This fee does not apply to physiotherapists who apply for a Return to Practice Programme.

Note: this fee includes the disciplinary levy imposed under section 131 of the Act.

555.50

Application for an interim practising certificate under section 31 of the Act

Note: this fee includes the disciplinary levy imposed under section 131 of the Act

555.50

Application for a Return to Practice Programme

713.90

Return to Practice Programme Moderation fee

297.90

Review of a decision to decline to issue a practising certificate

138.00

Amendment of the Register (excluding name and address changes)

46.00

Retention of an entry of a non-practising physiotherapist on the Register for a specified practising year

60.00

Application to restore an entry in the Register under section 145 of the Act

353.50

Application for change of scope of practice

46.00

Application for review of a decision to decline change of scope of practice

138.00

Application to inspect Register and documents

46.00

Supplying a copy of any Register entry

46.00

Supplying any document for the purpose of enabling a physiotherapist to seek registration outside New Zealand

69.00

Issuing any other certificate under the Act

69.00

Accreditation of new entry-level degree programme:

 

Submission of Expression of interest

8,050.00

Application for accreditation

17,825.00

Final report (including site visit)

39,100.00

Re-accreditation fees:

 

The fees payable for an application for re-accreditation of an educational institution accredited by the Board to provide any 1 or more qualifications prescribed by the Board under section 12 of the Act will be an amount sufficient to reimburse the Board for all costs and expenses actually and reasonably incurred for the purpose of assessing and evaluating such educational institution and its degrees and courses of study relating to physiotherapy. Such costs and expenses may include, without limitation:

  1. professional fees for services of accreditation panel members;
  2. travel, accommodation, and travel-related costs incurred by accreditation panel members in connection with site visits;
  3. administration expenses for teleconference meetings, printing, postage, and communications.

Competence programme:

The fees payable by a practitioner who is required to undertake a competence programme set or recognised by the Board under section 40 of the Act will be an amount that is sufficient to reimburse the Board for all costs and expenses actually and reasonably incurred by the Board in relation to the competence programme that applies to the practitioner. Such costs and expenses may include, without limitation:

  1. fees for service providers engaged by the Board in relation to the competence programme;
  2. travel, accommodation, and travel-related costs incurred in connection with site visits;
  3. administration expenses for teleconference meetings, printing, postage, and communications.

Supervision:

The fees payable by a practitioner who is the subject of a condition included in the practitioner’s scope of practice requiring the practitioner to practise subject to the supervision of 1 or more nominated health practitioners or health practitioners of a stated class will be an amount that is sufficient to reimburse the Board for all costs and expenses actually and reasonably incurred by the Board in relation to the supervision of the practitioner. Such costs and expenses may include, without limitation:

  1. fees for persons engaged by the Board to provide supervision;
  2. travel, accommodation, and travel-related costs incurred in connection with site visits;
  3. administration expenses for teleconference meetings, printing, postage, and communications.

Levy payable to the Physiotherapy Board

$

Disciplinary levy imposed under section 131 of the Act (payable annually)

125.50

Dated at Wellington this 11th day of January 2018.

ROSS JOHNSTON, Registrar, Physiotherapy Board.