New Zealand Law Society - Certificates of standing

Certificates of standing

Use this form to apply for:

Standard Certificate of Standing (COS)

Those admitted in New Zealand and planning to work overseas or seeking admission overseas may be asked to provide a Certificate of Standing.

Legal Aid Provider Certificate of Standing (LAPCOS)

Those admitted in New Zealand with a current practising certificate and intending to become a legal Aid Provider with the Ministry of Justice will need to obtain a LAPCOS as part of the approval process.

This application is to be completed by the person named in the application. It must not be completed by a third party.

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