Nurses to New Zealand

Completion of the Competency Assessment Program (CAP) prescribed by the New Zealand Nursing Council (NZNC).Requirements for registration Applicants for registration must provide evidence that they: have an international nursing qualification equivalent to that prescribed in New Zealand. The qualification prescribed by the Nursing Council for Registered Nurses from overseas was updated 1 March 2013. are competent to practice within their scope of practice are fit for registration. This includes the ability to communicate effectively in English for the purpose of practicing nursing. International applicants from all countries (except Australia) are required to sit an English Language assessment before submitting an application. The assessment can be either the International English Language Testing (IELTS) Academic Test, or the Occupational English Test (OET).