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Please note: If you require a Legal Aid Provider Certificate of Standing instead, please complete the online application form.
The charge for a Certificate of Standing for a lawyer holding a current New Zealand practising certificate is NZ$50 plus GST.
The charge for a person not holding a current New Zealand practising certificate is NZ$75 plus GST.
GST is not payable for those applying outside New Zealand.
We will be able to process your application only when payment has been received.
The Certificate may take 2-3 weeks to process, therefore please factor in this time when making your application.
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Last updated on the 7th January 2020