Apply for endorsement

Please note: the College office is closed over the Christmas period and will not be processing endorsement applications until late January 2023.

To access the CME endorsement application form you need a login, which is different to the member login.

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College Faculties should apply for CME endorsement through the Faculty CME application for single activity/event endorsement form.

If you are a pharmaceutical company and/or organisation offering education that is not based on standard practice, please email the endorsement team so we can chat about the best endorsement route for you.

CME endorsement criteria

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Timeline for endorsement

To be considered for endorsement you need to apply for endorsement at least four weeks before your CME activity will be run.

Once your application is complete, we will confirm we have it. Then we aim to process applications in two weeks.


Benefits of endorsement

By being an endorsed provider, you can expect:

  • advice and guidance with endorsement applications
  • use of the College’s endorsement logo on endorsed material
  • promotion of your activity as endorsed by the College
  • Eligibility to advertise via the College's member newsletter and website
  • Providers also enjoy access to the College’s learning management system for uploading and recording attendance data.

Application and endorsement fees for New Zealand providers

A non-refundable administration fee of $150+GST will be charged for all applications, regardless of whether they are successful. The endorsement fees are added to that.

Endorsement fees are waived if you are providing a free activity to GPs. If you are providing both free and charged-for activities your endorsement will be split into endorsement for your free activities and endorsement for your chargeable activities.

International organisations wishing to provide education to New Zealand GPs and rural hospital doctors should email the endorsement team to chat.

Application fee

A non-refundable administration fee will be charged for all applications, regardless of whether they are successful. The endorsement fees are added to that.

Endorsement application fee

$150.00

A non-refundable administration fee applies to all applications, including if the application is unsuccessful

Fees for a provider endorsement

Endorsement fee - registered providers

$1750.00

Unlimited events or activities

Fees for endorsement of one-off events

Endorsement fee - single event/activity

$150.00

Up to two hours

Endorsement fee - single event/activity

$400.00

Up to 4 hours

Endorsement fee - single event/activity

$750.00

Full day event

Endorsement fee - single event/activity

$1300.00

Two day event

Endorsement fee - single event/activity

$1700.00

Event for three or more days

Fees for endorsement of single-topic (regular) events

Endorsement fee - regular events/activities

$400.00

1-4 events/activities per annum

Endorsement fee - regular events/activities

$750.00

5-8 events/activities per annum

Endorsement fee - regular events/activities

$1000.00

9+ events/activities per annum

Apply for resuscitation endorsement 

See a list of approved resuscitation course providers in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Please save the form to your computer before you begin filling it in. Email your completed form to endorsement@rnzcgp.org.nz

Your application will take six weeks to process.

If you have any questions about our endorsement fees

email us