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Candidate Admission Slips and Examination Information
A2016/021 - 29 Sep 2016


Principal's Nominee

Candidate Admission Slips and Examination Information

Please inform the appropriate staff that boxes containing Candidate Admission Slips and Candidate Information Sheets will be delivered to schools from 10 October 2016.

The boxes will contain the following for each candidate currently entered for an externally-assessed examination:

Admission Slips will be sorted by candidate surname and also by any sort keys you may have provided with your school data (e.g. by form group). In some cases, the Admission Slip may be two pages. The Admission Slips will be printed with a colour divider denoting the start of a new sort key. The sort key will be printed on the divider in large font. Admission Slips will not be in envelopes.

School Actions:

  • Hand out the Admission Slips and have candidates check and confirm their entries and address is correct.
  • The late entry process detailed in the Principal’s Nominee EmaiLink #6 should be followed if entries are missing.  
  • If a change of address for candidates is required, please make the necessary changes by data file submission immediately. This will ensure any booklets/materials are sent to the appropriate address in January.

If candidates lose their Admission Slips, schools can print a copy from their NZQA login page (Reports, Exam Reports link). This must then be signed by the Principal’s Nominee. If late entries have been made after 1 September file, these will not show on a candidate’s original Admission Slip.

Please note: Candidates can reprint their Admission Slip through their learner login on the NZQA website but this must also be signed by the Principal’s Nominee.


Please refer any enquiries relating to this circular to your School Relationship Manager:

School Relationship Manager
School Quality Assurance and Liaison
Telephone: 04 463 3000

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