Independent Qualified Person (IQP)

An Independant Qualified Person (IQP) is a person who is accepted by the Territorial Authority (Council) as being appropriately qualified to undertake the inspection and maintenance of the feature concerned.

This person should not have a financial interest in the building.

Business owners looking for Independant Qualified Persons (IQPs) for building systems testing and maintenance can find a comprehensive list in the IQP Lists links below. The lists are available by person name, and by system name.

All Independent Qualified Persons are required to be registered with the Hamilton City Council on behalf of the Councils in the Waikato Building Consent Group and other councils within the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Regions. These council's are as follows: Hamilton City Council, Hauraki District Council, Kawerau District Council, Matamata / Piako District Council, Opotiki District Council, Otorohanga District Council, Rotorua District Council, Ruapehu District Council. South Waikato District Council, Taupo District Council, Tauranga City Council, Thames / Coromandel District Council, Waikato District Council, Waipa District Council, Waitomo District Council, Western Bay of Plenty District Council, Whakatane District Council

Applications 

Application Forms to be accepted as a new Independent Qualified Person (IQP), and Annual IQP Renewal Application Forms are available to download from the links below.

You can now apply online to be registered as a new IQP, and to register for new systems as an existing IQP:

Apply online: IQP - New

You will very soon be able to complete IQP renewal forms online. Refer Online Services

Fees 

New IQP Application Fee - $640.00

IQP Annual Renewal Fee - $145.00

You can make a online bank payment through internet banking by entering the details below.
 
PAYEE DETAILS
 
Pay to the Credit of:    Hamilton City Council, Bank of New Zealand, Hamilton Branch
 
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Please use your surname as the reference. 

Page reviewed: 21 Aug 2017 3:45pm