Who is able to get Fees Free?
Fees Free is for anyone starting tertiary education or training for the first time. If you’ve never done more than half a year of tertiary education, then you may be eligible!
To check if you’re eligible, go to the Fees Free website (linked to below) and enter your National Student Number (NSN) on the homepage. If you have an NZQA Learner Login, you can also check your eligibility status here.
If you aren’t sure what your NSN is, you can either ask your school or call the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) on 0800 697 296.
If you’re eligibility check says ‘Maybe’, you’ll need to check the eligibility criteria and answer the questions to find out if you’re eligible.