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Important Notices


As of the 10th Feb 2018, the NZMCA Board implemented a temporary stay on the ability for NZMCA self-containment officers to certify people movers and similar small car conversions under the provisions of the Self-Containment Standard (NZS 5465:2001). The Board’s decision is effective immediately and will remain in place for up to two years unless reviewed beforehand. To check if your current vehicle is affected click here


As of the 10th Feb 2018, the NZMCA Board extended a temporary stay on accepting new membership applications from overseas applicants who are not also members of recognised overseas clubs. The Board’s decision is effective immediately and will remain in place for up to two years unless reviewed beforehand. To check current recognised clubs click here


When you join the NZMCA, you (and your partner) are the ones becoming members. You are not able to sell or gift your membership to others.


You can join the Association before you purchase a vehicle. Since membership is with you, not the vehicle, you can rent or borrow a vehicle in the interim, so long as it is Certified Self-Contained and you display the NZMCA wing decal and financial window card.

Remember to plan ahead if you need insurance! You can contact Covi Insurance on or 0800 805 965.

Paying by cheque:

You will need to click here for a printable application form. Once completed, mail your application form together with a cheque to NZMCA, PO Box 72147, Papakura, or fax to +64 9 298 5646.

Paying by credit card:

Fill the online form below. The application and credit card details are submitted via a secure server and your payment is processed via DPS.

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Overseas Applicants

Overseas new members will need to provide the cost of posting the Members Pack to their overseas address, or agree to wait until they reach NZ where they can pick up the pack from the NZMCA office or have it posted to a NZ address. The rates are:

Location$NZ International Air

Please pay - = TOTAL $. All payments shown are in $NZ.

Membership Declaration

  1. I/We agree to abide by the rules of the NZMCA, which can be accessed by clicking here.
  2. I/We understand that membership is non-transferable.
  3. In particular I/we understand that it is a requirement of joining to certify my/our motor caravan(s) against the current New Zealand Standard NZS 5465 within 12 months of joining, and maintain this certification throughout the duration of my/our membership. A motor caravan refers to a vehicle that is purposely built to accommodate people overnight, including but not limited to motorhomes, campervans, caravans, 5th wheelers, converted trucks and buses.


Privacy Declaration

I/We acknowledge and accept that the information collected in this form may be used by the NZMCA to provide me/us with information updating me/us on the full range of services NZMCA offer, including information in relation to Rothbury Covi Insurance Limited trading as Covi Insurance and Kiwi Fuelcard. Please note, you can opt out of ongoing communications at any time.

The NZMCA respects your privacy and all details are held in accordance with the NZMCA privacy statement which can be accessed by clicking here.

Please tick the box to agree to the declarations stated above. *

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