Gas declared article approval form

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

The approval application process

All gas appliances and fittings in New Zealand must be safe. In addition to this, certain gas appliances or fittings, also known as Declared Articles must be approved for sale in New Zealand.

WorkSafe approval (or recognised certification) is required for declared articles  before these appliances can be legally sold in New Zealand.


In order to have a Declared Article considered for approval, you must fully complete and submit the approval application form, accompanied by the prescribed fee of $654.22 (GST inclusive), to WorkSafe. There is an approval modification fee of $408.89 (GST inclusive).

Gas declared article - application for approval (PDF 225 KB)

Please contact for further assistance when applying for approval.