Important information about smart forms

Before applying for your registration, a practising certificate or Limited Authority to Teach please read the information below:

  • Wait - Do you need to use a smart form? If you need to renew a current practising certificate and are associated with a school/kura/centre, ITE provider or other approved setting, please log in to Hapori Matatū | Online Community. You can then select the 'Registration and Certification' tab to start the application process or look out for the orange ‘Apply Now’ button.
  • These forms are designed to be filled in on screen. Printing the form and filling it out by hand might result in your application being incomplete, which can delay the application process as we will need to request further information is provided. 
  • Click on the appropriate link in the table below and download and save to your desktop. You can then open the saved form.
  • Please complete all the sections of the form on screen and save. It is now ready for you to print and sign. Remember to get your referee to also sign it if required. 
  • Send the form with any required supporting documents to the Council using the contact details below.
  • Remember to include the application processing fee; the fee is non-refundable so please make sure you're eligible before you apply. 

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Smart forms

 

Smart form

Link

New graduate teachers (New Zealand trained)

TC10 

Overseas-trained teachers

TC15

Limited Authority to Teach

TC40

Proof of Identity

POI

Proof of Identity if currently residing overseas

POI-OS

Professional leader endorsement

To be completed by your employer e.g. Board of Trustees Chairperson or direct employer, and then uploaded into Hapori Matatū.

Professional leader endorsement

Teacher Endorsement: Renewing Tōmua | Provisional - formerly Provisional

To be completed by professional leaders who are not registered teachers.

This is an endorsement form and not a practising certificate application form.

 Teacher Endorsement renew Tōmua | Provisional

Teacher Endorsement: Renewing 

Tūturu | Full (Category One) - formerly Full
OR
Pūmau | Full (Category Two) - formerly STC

To be completed by professional leaders who are not registered teachers.

This is an endorsement form and not a practising certificate application form.

 Teacher Endorsement renew Tūturu or Pūmau

 

Teacher Endorsement: Moving to Tūturu | Full (Category One) from 

Tōmua | Provisional  - formerly Provisional
OR
Pūmau | Full (Category Two) - formerly STC

To be completed by professional leaders who are not registered teachers.

This is an endorsement form and not a practising certificate application form.

Teacher Endorsement move to Tūturu | Full 

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