Electricity high risk declared article approval form

Use this form when applying to have a fitting or appliance approved as a Declared High Risk Article.

The approval application process

All electrical appliances in New Zealand must be safe. In addition to this, certain products - Declared High Risk Articles - must be approved for sale in New Zealand.

WorkSafe approval (or recognised certification) is required for a specific list of electrical appliances before these appliances can be legally sold in New Zealand.


To have a declared article considered for approval, you must fully complete and submit the approval application form, accompanied by the prescribed fee of $408.89 (GST inclusive), to WorkSafe.

Electricity declared article - application for approval (PDF 67 KB)