All authorised tradespeople must carry their NZ Practising Licence issued by the Board. Ask to sight it before any work begins.
You can also check to see if a person is authorised by searching our online public register (left) or phone us on 0800 743 262.
No NZ Practising Licence? Let the Board know. Make a complaint about substandard work and illegal operators.
All work carried out at your property must meet the requirements of the Building Code, regardless of whether it requires a code of compliance certificate or not.
Use these tips to help your building project run well and ensure you know how to meet your legal obligations.