Results

NZQA provides a number of ways in which current and previous learners can access their results, for either national qualifications or standards.

When a learner enrols in a programme that leads to credits for standards and national qualifications, they are given a unique identification number called a National Student Number (NSN). All standards and national qualifications gained by a student throughout their life are recorded against their NSN.

If you do not yet have an NSN, you will need to complete and send in an NZQA registration form (DOC, 410KB).

If you have a National Student Number (NSN) you can use the Learner Login to see all standards and national qualifications you have achieved.

New Zealand Record of Achievement (NZROA)

A New Zealand Record of Achievement (NZROA) is an official transcript of all the New Zealand qualifications and standards that a person has achieved. For more information see Record of Achievement.

Issue of New Zealand Certificates and 
New Zealand Diplomas

NZQA does not accept applications directly from learners for the issue of a New Zealand Certificate or a New Zealand Diploma. Learners should contact their awarding provider to obtain these documents. If your provider has been de-registered, you can contact Data Management and Learner Records on 0800 697 296 for assistance.

Issue of National Certificates and National Diplomas

NZQA still accepts applications directly from learners for the issue of a National Certificate or a National Diploma. To apply for your National Certificate or Diploma, or to replace a certificate, complete the application form (PDF, 340KB).

Gaining NCEA Level 2 after leaving school

In attempting new qualifications while undertaking tertiary study, many students are also completing NCEA – often at Level 2. For more information about these results see Awarding of NCEA Level 2 after leaving school.

School Results Summary

A student may print a School Results Summary at any time. It provides a list of all results achieved whilst at secondary school. For more information see School Results Summary.

New Zealand Diploma in Business

To apply for your New Zealand Diploma in Business, a certificate reprint or a transcript, see The New Zealand Diploma of Business (NZDipBus).

Trade Certificates

To apply for a certified statement to replace an original Trade Certificate or a certified statement which lists the examinations entered and the results obtained see Trade Certificates.

Advanced Trade Certificates

To apply for a certified statement to replace an original Advanced Trade Certificate see Trade Certificates.

Certified Statement of National School Qualifications Results

If you achieved any secondary qualifications before 2002, you can apply for a Certified Statement of National School Qualifications Results, which lists your past school results. For further information see Secondary qualifications before 2002.

Advanced Vocational Awards

New Zealand Certificates (NZC) including the New Zealand Certificates in Engineering (NZCE) are no longer being awarded. Transition arrangements have also expired. To apply for a certified statement to replace an original certificate see Advanced Vocational Awards.

Studying overseas

If you are planning to study at an overseas tertiary institution, contact the institution as early as possible to find out what results information you need to provide. Australian institutions will contact NZQA directly to obtain your results.

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