We are delighted you wish to become a member of the Celebrants Association of NZ Inc.

Benefits of Belonging to CANZ

Please complete the application form below, which includes the request for a password (which will provide access to the Members Only section of the website once your application has been processed and your membership subscription received).

You must complete the whole page and press the SUBMIT button at the bottom.

Fields marked with * are required.


Email * :
Your email becomes your member only logon name
Password * :
Note: The Password must be 8 characters or more
Password (again) * :
Last Name * :
First Name * :
Preferred Name (if different from above) :
Gender * :
Address (please list) :
Postcode :
Postal Address (if different to Address above. Please list) :
Postal postcode :
Website Address (start with www.) :
Phone Contact :
Phone (Mobile) :
What languages (other than English) do you speak fluently? Use ctrl-click to select more than one. Please describe in your profile what level of proficiency you have for each language :
Branch : Your Branch is determined by the area you live in. If you are located in a remote area with no nearby branch, you will be part of the group called Members at Large.
Click to select your branch 
Have you been a CANZ member before? :
If Yes, do you still wish to receive a new member pack? :


Registered Independent Marriage Celebrant
(ie appointed by BDM) :
Registered Civil Union Celebrant
(ie appointed by BDM) :
Registered Organisational Celebrant
(ie appointed by BDM) :
Which organisation are you associated with :
In what year did you begin practising as a celebrant? :
(this will NOT be published on the website but is included here as an important descriptor of our membership)
Ceremonies - Hold down the Ctrl/Command key to select more than one. (Please note that only celebrants who are authorised by BDM to do so may list marriages or civil unions.) * :

Please select the regions where you are usually available for celebrant work. Note: the search function is designed to allow clients to choose celebrants based on convenience of location for meetings and the ceremony. Whilst most celebrants are happy to travel anywhere if specifically requested, the regions you tick should be close to where you usually reside

Region - Hold down the Ctrl/Command key to select more than one * :
Do you have a celebrancy qualification? :
If so, please state where :


We aim to keep the CANZ website highly ranked by Search Engines. People searching for celebrants can find out something about what you offer in your profile. This is especially useful if you don’t have a personal website

This is your opportunity to explain to potential clients what you offer as a celebrant. For easier editing, type this in a word processing programme and then copy and paste into the box opposite. (If you prefer, you can leave this blank for now and return to complete it later, once your listing is ‘live’)

CANZ Logo – once your membership has been approved, it is recommended that you use the CANZ logo on your marketing material by contacting itsupport@celebrantsassociation.co.nz

Celebrant Profile :


The Association is required to maintain a register of Members under the terms of the Constitution and the Incorporated Societies Act 1908. The information you provide on this application fulfils this obligation

Please tick each box to confirm agreement to the statements below:

As a member of the Celebrants Association of New Zealand Inc.
* I have read and agree to abide by the CANZ Code of Ethics and Professional Standards
* I agree to my information being kept on file and displayed on the website directory.
* I agree to have my name forwarded to a prospective client in my area, if there is a request for a celebrant to perform a particular ceremony that I could lead.
* I fully understand that by submitting this application form I have agreed to the above.


Once your application has been processed you will be sent an invoice and payment instructions within five days.

Our membership year is from 1 April to 31 March and our current membership subscription is $150.00 plus GST.

This is apportioned pro rata ($12.50, plus GST, per month) and you will be invoiced accordingly depending on when you join.

As a member of CANZ, do you agree to receive:

Emails from National Executive or their delegate :
Emails from your Branch :
Texts from National Executive or their delegate :
Texts from your Branch :

Welcome to CANZ.

Please press the SUBMIT button below. Once processed approved, you will be sent further information..