NZASA offers Non-Registered and Student membership to:

  1. Students of acupuncture or Chinese Medicine (acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine)
  2. Acupuncturists or Chinese Medicine practitioners who do not meet NZASA’s registration requirements but wish to be a member of an acupuncture registration body
  3. Health professionals who practise acupuncture, where acupuncture is recognised as a scope of professional practice (e.g. medical doctors, physiotherapists, nurses), and who wish to belong to an independent acupuncture registration body
  4. Acupuncturists or Chinese Medicine practitioners, and other health professionals with an acupuncture qualification who are not currently practising 

Student and Non-Registered membership annual fees

Student membership $40 plus GST ($46)

Non-Registered membership $80 plus GST ($92)

Non-Registered and Student membership application process

All applicants must fill in the application form contained within this document.

  1. Fill out the application form
  2. Fill out and sign the madatory declaration
  3. Attach copies (not originals) of your certificates and academic transcripts for all qualifications held
  4. If you hold an overseas qualification, please supply a copy of your academic transcript and course curriculum (and certified translations if required)
  5. Supply x1 passport sized photograph
  6. Attach your curriculum vitae (a full work history)
  7. If you do not hold a NZ passport, please supply a certified copy of your residents or working visa
  8. Select the fees that apply and make the appropriate payments

Once your application is approved and payment is received, you will be issued with your Student or Non-Registered membership certificate.

Please note:
NZASA's Non-Registered and Student members do not receive an Annual Practicing Certificate and are therefore unable to apply to become ACC Treatment Providers.