We have great connections all over the world, which means our members get to benefit from international opportunities.

We offer 3 international registers:

  • International Professional Engineer (IntPE)/APEC Engineers Register
  • International Engineering Technologist (IntET)
  • International Engineering Technician (IntETn) – available in 2019

Engineering New Zealand maintains the international engineers' registers within New Zealand. It's part of our role with the International Engineering Alliance (IEA). Registration is available to engineers that are Chartered Members of Engineering New Zealand and meet the required standard.

The perks of being on an international register include:

  • an internationally recognised quality mark
  • enhance your credibility
  • improve your overseas work opportunities
  • streamline overseas membership, registration or licensing processes
  • use relevant postnominal - IntPE (NZ) / APEC Engineer, IntET (NZ), IntETn (NZ) 
Find out more on working overseas

Joining an international register

Joining an international register means your competence as an engineer is recognised to an international standard – building your credibility even more. It also provides opportunities and greater mobility around the world.


  • Chartered Member of Engineering New Zealand
  • A Washington, Sydney or Dublin Accord-accredited qualification
  • 2 years in charge of significant engineering work (for IntPE or IntET)
  • 7 years of postgraduate engineering experience (1 year for IntETn)

Cost (excl GST)

Application/annual fee $60

Continued registration

To stay registered, you'll need to keep up with the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of your Engineering New Zealand Chartered Membership and pay the annual fee.