How to apply

Step by step instructions

Make your decision and apply

Apply Online 

or click:
pdf International Provisional Enrolment Form 2017 (0.57MB)
pdf International Enrolment & Fees Guide 2017 (1.07MB)

to download a printable application form and enrolment guide, complete the form and send it either:

By post to:

IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute, 57 Aokautere Drive, Private Bag 11021, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand.

or scan and email it to

Remember to include a copy of your passport, certified copies of your academic records, two recommendation letters, proof of English proficiency (if any), and details of any work experience.

Complete the accommodation requirements of the application form.

Recognition of academic credit.  If you already have a professional qualification and previous work experience or other tertiary qualifications and would like to be granted credit exemptions to complete your study in shorter time, please enquire about this service at when you apply.

IPU Tertiary Institute will inform you of our decision

If IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute accepts your application, we will send you the following acceptance documents:

  • Offer of Place
  • Confirmation of Acceptance Form
  • Pro-forma Invoice of Student Fees
  • International Student Fees, Charges and Refund Policy
  • Enrolment Guide for IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute
  • Information on compulsory travel and medical insurance

Accept your offer

Formally accept our offer by returning a signed Confirmation of Acceptance Form and pay the fees outlined in the Pro-forma Invoice of Student Fees.  Payment may be made by bank draft, cheque, telegraphic transfer or credit card.  (Scroll down the page for further details.)

IPU Tertiary Institute will confirm your enrolment

After we receive your payment we will then send you:

  • Receipt documents
  • Confirmed Offer of Place

You will need to supply these to New Zealand Immigration if you are applying for a student visa.

Apply for a visa

You should now be ready to apply for your student visa, using the forms available from your local New Zealand Embassy, High Commission, your agent or the New Zealand Immigration  Be sure to allow enough time to complete this procedure which can take up to three months.

Book your travel

Allow also enough time to organise your travel to New Zealand and please inform us about your travel arrangements.  We look forward to welcoming you to IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute and New Zealand.

Payment options

Payment can be made by:

Telegraphic Transfer

Telegraphic transfer or bank draft to the following account:


  • Bank: Westpac Trust
  • Branch: Broadway
  • Name of Account: IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute
  • Address: 43 Broadway Ave
    Palmerston North 4410
    New Zealand
  • Account: 03 0726 0390941 00
  • Swift Code: WPACNZ2W
  • Reference: Please use your full name as a reference.

Please add on NZ$25 for New Zealand bank charges.

Cheque / Bank Draft

Payment must be in New Zealand dollars, made out to "IPU Tertiary Institute"

  • Post to:
    IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute
    Private Bag 11021
    Manawatu Mail Centre
    Palmerston North 4442
    New Zealand

Please use your name as a reference.  There are no New Zealand bank charges when paying by bank draft.