To gain the Chartered Secretary qualification and subsequently become a member of both Governance New Zealand and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), there are four criteria to be met.
Members must be resident in New Zealand. If resident outside of New Zealand, you will need to contact your local Division of ICSA.
Members are required to be of good character and to abide by the Code of Professional Ethics and Conduct
Apply for entry into the Professional Education Programme
If you would like a quick assessment of whether you are eligible for entry into the Professional Education Programme, please contact Lee Edmands.
When you have completed your studies you will be invited to apply for election to membership of Governance New Zealand and, once elected, you will be entitled to use the designation Chartered Secretary and the post nominals ACIS or FCIS in addition to the post nominals AGNZ and FGNZ.
If you are not eligible for entry into the Professional Education Programme, you may still like to be affiliated with Governance New Zealand through our Subscriber Membership Programme.