Institute of Certified NZ Bookkeepers

Accredited Bookkeeping Business

Key Details

Certified Bookkeeper members are eligible to apply for an Accredited Bookkeeping Business endorsement for their limited liability company.

In order to apply for this endorsement you must be a Certified Bookkeeper member of the Association and be a director or shareholder of the applicant company.


In addition to your certified membership, the Accredited Bookkeeping Business endorsement will afford you:

  • Promotion of your business as an Accredited Bookkeeping Business member
  • A discount code to register your employees or contractors as Provisional Members for $99 + GST

The cost of this endorsement is a one-off processing fee of $75 + GST. Once payment is processed, you will be sent an email requesting the following documentation to support your endorsement application:

  • An extract from the Companies Office showing your company name, and that you are a shareholder/director
  • One form of ID (ie. drivers licence) of the applying shareholder/director
  • An example of your letter of engagement (commercially sensitive information may be struck out)
  • A copy of your businesses terms of trade
  • Proof of current Professional Indemnity cover
  • Proof of membership or certification with an industry partner such as Chamber of Commerce, MYOB, Quick Books, Xero etc
  • Three client testimonials (a “testimonial” page on your website is acceptable)

Completed applications are assessed by our Executive Officer within a 7 day timeframe.