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Q&A's : Understanding your licence class

What is the difference between Certifying and Tradesman?

Who are Limited Certificate Trainees?

What does Exemption Under Supervision mean?

What is a Journeyman?

Renewing your licence

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1 April 2021 -31 March 2022 licence

Renewing the easier, simpler and fast way with the app

How the app works >>

Do it on mobile here >> 

Renewing online

Note: From 1 April 2021, the PGDB licence card is virtual and will be viewable on the PGDB licensing app.  You can order a physical licence card for the price of $4.50 by selecting the option in your trade log in or by selecting the physical licence card the box on the paper form.

Log in to your Trade Log-in.  All you need is your licence number and password.

Note: If you have just passed your exam and are not yet registered as a Journeyman/Tradesman/Certifier.  Complete the registration application here first.


Renewing by post

See fees >> 

Important information

Supervision requirements

Guidance when supervising registered Tradesmen, Provisional Licence holders, Limited Certificate Trainees and Exemption Under Supervision holders.

Public register details

The public register is a legal requirement under the Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Act 2006.  You need to ensure you keep it updated.

Lost licence cards

It's important you notify the Board immediately if you have lost your NZ Practising Licence.