Application process


Step 1 - complete online application

You will need: 

  • copies of relevant qualifications ( you MUST upload these in the Member Disclosure/Qualification Documents section of the form)
  • documentation of any Disclosure information that falls outside of the Clean Slate Legislation Act 2004 (uploadable)

Step 2 - supporting documents

You will need to:

Step 3 - return supporting documentation to dapaanz

You will need to:

  • send us the two completed forms (above) via either,
  1. Email:
  2. Post: dapaanz, PO Box 25 283, Featherston Street, Wellington 6146

Step 4 - organise payment of fee

payment details

  • we prefer you pay by direct credit (ANZ Account: 06-0201-0631490-00). Please ensure you put your membership number and name in the reference box. If the fee is being paid by your Employer, please specify
  • if you need to pay by Cheque, please make payable to dapaanz and send to dapaanz via Post: dapaanz, PO Box 25 283, Featherston Street, Wellington 6146
  • make/arrange payment of the fee for $325.00 (incl GST)


Qualification requirements for provisional registration

  • a degree in addiction studies. The degree must include learning relevant to the AoD and/or PG Practitioner competency requirements outlined in full in The Addiction Intervention Competency Framework (2011); or
  • the Te Taketake Diploma in Applied Addictions Counselling is also accepted; or
  • an applied bachelor degree (or higher) in nursing,  social work, occupational therapy, medicine, counselling; or
  • a level 8 applied addictions qualification as endorsed and/or approved by dapaanz. Applied in this context is defined as comprising a significant component of assessed clinical practice within the learning programme e.g. equivalent to at least 120 hours practicum within the learning programme.

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