You must submit hard copies of supporting documents with your AUT application. If you apply online you will need to send these documents to us as soon as possible after completing your online application. If you apply on a paper application form, send the documents in with your application form.
Please provide a hard copy of the following documents to AUT. Do not send originals, send a legally certified photocopy. Find out how to certify your documents below.
You are eligible to study at AUT University as a domestic student if you are:
In order to prove your eligibility to study at AUT University, we require certain documentation by law. This is very important and must be done in order to process your application. You will need to supply a certified copy, not an original, of one of the following documents:
New Zealand citizen
New Zealand permanent resident
Australian citizen or permanent resident
If you have attended secondary school please attach a certified copy of your last official school results (School Certificate, Sixth Form Certificate, Bursary, NCEA, CIE, IB results). If you are a school leaver or still at school and waiting for your results, please supply a copy of your most recent school report.
If you have studied at a tertiary institution and attempted or gained a qualification, please attach a certified copy of your official record or academic transcript with subjects undertaken, results and details.
If English, Māori or New Zealand Sign Language is not your first language and you have not gained a qualification at a New Zealand secondary school or tertiary institution, you will need to supply test results from IELTS (academic), TOEFL or Cambridge Certificate. Note: only results achieved within the last two years can be considered.
This documentation is not required if you’re applying to an English language programme.
You will need to supply a passport-sized photograph for your ID card. The photo must be:
Remember, do not include originals of these documents. Provide a certified photocopy. Find out how to certify your documents below.
In order to complete your admission, legal certification (proof that a photocopy is a true copy of the original document) must be completed and is very important. We cannot process your application if the required documents have not been certified. You can certify your documents in several ways.
Note: all documents must be certified so that you can be enrolled. Please do not send originals to AUT University.
If your name is different from that which is stated on the birth certificate or passport you provide, you must also provide evidence of the legal name change, e.g. a certified copy of a marriage or civil union certificate or statutory declaration.
When you have certified copies of all your documents, send them to the address below or drop them off to an AUT Student Centre. If you have applied online, please include a copy of your online application confirmation page.
We will check the information you have provided and will contact you if we need more information.
Mail document to:
University Admissions Office
Private Bag 92006
Drop documents off at a Student Centre:
Level 2 (ground entry)
55 Wellesley Street East
In person opening hours: Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm
North Shore Campus
90 Akoranga Drive
North Shore City
In person opening hours: Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm
640 Great South Road
In person opening hours: Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm
Private Bag 92006
Please note that the Student Centres and Helpline open at the later time of 9.45am every Wednesday on the City Campus and North Shore Campus.
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.