Application For Guides
Include the following supporting documents with your application form:
- If a New Zealand Citizen, a copy of page one of your passport or your Citizenship Certificate
- If not a New Zealand Citizen, a copy of your permanent residency visa
- A positive reference from your employer or tour operator hiring you (ProGuides NZ will contact your nominated referee)
- A Copy of your current First Aid Certificate.
It is desirable that you have at least some experience working as a guide or you have achieved a qualification in Tourism (Guiding) and/or any other outdoor qualifications.
If you do not meet this set of criteria, we recommend you take up associate membership until you can progress to full membership.
- COVID-19 UPDATE: Subscriptions are normally set at a fee of $115 for Full and Associate Members, and $210 for Industry Members. During the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 and 2021 and until further notice the membership fee has been reduced to $25 per annum for all types of memberships.
- A $25 admin fee will be added to all new registrations
- Renewable by 1st of April each year.
- The membership fee is payable by direct banking or deposit at ANZ (former National Bank) to the ProGuides New Zealand account number: 06 0705 0330333 00
- Please always include your name and membership number as reference.
Updated: August 2021