Fees for incorporated societies

Where fees apply, and how to pay

There are fees to pay for certain transactions on the Incorporated Societies Register. You can pay in a number of ways.

Companies Office fees

All fees are in New Zealand dollars (NZD)

Service Fee
excl GST
GST Total
incl
GST
Application to incorporate a society $88.89 $13.33 $102.22
Application to restore a society to the register $177.78 $26.67 $204.45

Paying fees when using our online services

If you have an online services account with us, a message will appear when you're performing a transaction that has a fee attached. You can select 'Pay Now' to proceed, or 'Exit' to end the transaction without payment.

If you've set up a direct debit payment option on your account, you're invoiced monthly for any fees charged to your account.

You can also pay fees as you go using a credit or debit card, or using internet banking.

Paying fees when submitting manual forms

For transactions where a fee applies you'll find a payment details page as part of the form. Complete the details choosing whichever payment method suits you — Cheque, credit card or by direct debit.

All help topics

Getting started on the register 6 guides

Find out about incorporated societies and the Incorporated Societies Register, and what's needed to register and maintain an incorporated society in New Zealand.

Searching the Incorporated Societies Register 2 guides

Find out how to search our registers for information about incorporated societies, and other business entities

Starting an incorporated society 3 guides

To incorporate a society in New Zealand you must submit an application, along with the required documents, and pay a registration fee.

Running your incorporated society 6 guides

Once you've registered your incorporated society, you'll need to maintain it by keeping your details up to date, filing annual financial statements, and meeting your other legal obligations.

Keeping society details up to date 5 guides

Once you've registered your incorporated society, you'll need to file annual financial statements and update other society details when they change.

Ending an incorporated society 2 guides

When an incorporated society reaches the end of its 'life', it must be wound up and removed from the register. There are two ways this can be done – by dissolving the society, or having it liquidated.

Restoring an incorporated society to the register 2 guides

An application can be made to us to have an incorporated society restored to the register, by the society itself, or by a creditor. You'll need to provide evidence to support your application.

Forms and fees 3 guides

Forms you'll need to register your incorporated society and keep it up to date, along with a schedule of fees payable.

Managing your online account 6 guides