Social Workers Registration Board

Social workers in New Zealand will now need to be registered or apply to become registered following amendments to the Social Workers Registration Act in 2019.  The changes will also affect the way you work.

Find out more →

Search the public register

You can search using Register number, First name, Last name and location.

Run a search →


You can find the latest Onboard newsletters here.

Latest news from SWRB

  • Research project

    A researcher at Auckland University is seeking practising social workers... more

  • Onboard newsletter – July 2019

    There are changes to the CPD logs highlighted in this... more

  • Onboard newsletter – May 2019

    The funding review, the re-introduction of the disciplinary levy, and... more

  • Board meeting dates 2019

    The SWRB Board meets throughout the year to approve registration... more

  • Brainwave Conference 2018

    Advancing Effective Child-Centred Practice For professionals working with vulnerable families... more

Login to update your details or renew your APC.

Social Workers Registration Board