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For ACCA members who wish to gain the NZICA (New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants) qualification, you are required to gain two NZ Law papers, with an NZ Tertiary institution, before you can apply for Provisional NZICA membership.

Two Universities offer these papers by distance learning. They are the Open Polytechnic and Massey University

Open Polytechnic

For the Open Polytechnic, ACCA members will enrol for papers 71110 Introduction to Law and 71210 Corporate and Finance Law. On the Payment page of the form, simply enter the contract ID code ACC1. These papers are available via distance learning only.

Massey University

For Massey University, ACCA members will enrol for paper 155.210 Commercial Law and 155.203 Law of Business Organisations.


ACCA members can enrol onto these papers under a Certificate of Proficiency (Business) programme [code: 1001]. They will need to submit a waiver application and send in a verified copy of all official academic records from previous studies. These papers can be taken via distance learning and face to face.

Online enrolement services are available and for further information and assistance please contact 0800 MASSEY (627 739) or email:

Access more information about becoming an NZICA member by visiting the NZICA website.

Last updated: 30 Nov 2015