Financial Services – Alternative Pathway for Individual 


Before you complete the application form, you must make an online payment of
  • NZD $1380 for Core+ Strand (includes GST)
  • NZD $690 for Strand only (includes GST)
Once you have completed the payment process, you will be given an authorisation code. Please record this payment code, as you will need to enter the code on the application form below.

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Payment authorisation code*
First name*
Middle Name (mandatory if applicable)
Last name*
Date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy)*
Postal Address Line 1*
Postal Address Line 2
Postal Address Line 3
Mobile phone
Home number
Email address*
Financial Service Provider registration number (if you are currently practicing in New Zealand)
Are you new or returning applicant?
New Applicant
Returning Applicant
Strand options for first time registration (Select if you are registering for first time)
Strand options for returning applicants (Select if you are registering for second time)

Evidence Checklist

Please upload your completed Evidence Checklist



By submitting this form, I confirm that:

  • I understand that payment is non-refundable.

  • I have understood the eligibility criteria and I am able to supply all the required information.

  • The information contained in my application is true and correct and all evidence is my own.

  • I am aware that if it is found that the evidence in my portfolio of evidence  is not my own work, further action may be taken which may include but is not limited to termination of my assessment agreement with The Skills Organisation, and / or notification to the Financial Markets Authority.

  • I am aware that I am required to ‘blackout’ identifiable client information such as name,  contact details and actual date of birth in order to protect client confidentiality and privacy, unless the client has provided such details as part of a client reference, or has agreed to its use for this purpose as outlined in Standard 5 of the Code of Professional Conduct for Financial Services.

  • All my work complies with the policies, procedures, and requirements of any organisations or professional bodies I belong to, the standards of relevant professional bodies including codes of ethics, and any relevant legislative and / or regulatory requirements.

  • I am aware that the evidence in my portfolio of evidence and a record of the competency discussion will be subject to quality assurance processes by The Skills Organisation (e.g. moderation, verification, validation).

Privacy Act 1993: The information requested in this form is collected by Skills for the purpose of assessing your eligibility for pre-registration.