Enrolment Criteria, Terms & Conditions

The following information is contained in our new patient enrolment form.
We are required by law to provide these options for funded GP care in New Zealand.

Enrolment criteria

When you enrol, you must select one of the following:

  • I am a New Zealand citizen
  • I hold a resident visa or a permanent resident visa (or a residence permit if issued before December 2010) 
  • I am an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident AND able to show I have been in New Zealand or intend to stay in New Zealand for at least 2 consecutive years
  • I have a work visa/permit and can show that I am able to be in New Zealand for at least 2 years (previous permits included)
  • I am an interim visa holder who was eligible immediately before my interim visa started
  • I am a refugee or protected person OR in the process of applying for, or appealing refugee or protection status, OR a victim or suspected victim of people trafficking
  • I am under 18 years and in the care and control of a parent/legal guardian/adopting parent who meets one criterion in clauses a–f above and control of the Chief Executive of the Ministry of Social Development
  • I am a NZ Aid Programme student studying in NZ and receiving Official Development Assistance funding (or their partner or child under 18 years old)
  • I am participating in the Ministry of Education Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship scheme
  • I am a Commonwealth Scholarship holder studying in NZ and receiving funding from a New Zealand university under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Fund

Enrolment Terms and Conditions

If I am Parent or Caregiver to a young person under 16 years of age, I am signing with their agreement or am acting as their signatory authority as they are unable to consent on their own behalf.

I understand that by enrolling with this practice I will be included in the enrolled population of the Primary Health Organisation (PHO) this practice is contracted to, and my name address and other identification details will be included on the Practice, PHO and National Enrolment Service Registers.

I understand that if I visit another health care provider where I am not enrolled I may be charged a higher fee.

I have been given information about the benefits and implications of enrolment and the services this practice and PHO provides (find this information here: https://nbph.org.nz/) along with the PHO’s name and contact details (these are: Nelson Bays Primary Health; Phone:  0800 731 317;  PO Box 1776 Nelson 7040)

I have read and I agree with the Health Information Privacy Statement (in the next question in this form). The information I have provided on the Enrolment Form will be used to determine eligibility to receive publicly-funded services. Information may be compared with other government agencies but only when permitted under the Privacy Act.

I agree to inform the practice of any changes in my contact details and entitlement and/or eligibility to be enrolled.

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