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Affiliate Members - NZIQS (Affil)


If you graduated with a NZ National Diploma QS, New Zealand Diploma Construction (QS strand), or have recognised experience, you can become an Affiliate Member. You need to have an appropriate amount of experience in construction or quantity surveying overseas and/or in New Zealand

You can become an Affiliate member if you:

  • have completed a NZ National or New Zealand Diploma in Quantity Surveying and have completed a minimum of four years’ work experience in the New Zealand building/construction industry as approved by Council, such experience may be gained concurrently with part time study. 
  • or have completed a minimum of seven years quantity surveying experience, inclusive of at least one year in New Zealand.


Quantity Surveyors with overseas qualifications can become Affiliate members if you:

If you are currently living overseas please see the International membership page for more information.

I am not an NZIQS member, but wish to apply for Affiliate status

New or rejoining members only can apply for Affiliate status online.  Click the button below to start


Or if you would rather apply for Affiliate membership in writing, please download and complete this form -  Affiliate Membership.

Where do I send my Application?


I want to upgrade my Student Membership to Affiliate status

You can apply online to upgrade your membership.  You will then need to log in to this Members Only page. 

Please note:  NZIQS requires evidence of your completed qualifications and a detailed CV when upgrading membership.  If you are a member of another QS Institute, you will need to provide evidence of this.  Prior to filling out this on-line form we recommend that you gather these documents and add them in to your file directory on your computer or device.

Or if you would rather apply to upgrade to Affiliate membership in writing, please download and complete this form Application for Affiliate Membership

Where do I send my application?