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.


An invoice for the prescribed fee of $408.89 (GST inclusive) will be sent to the applicant or if applicable, the named third party acting for the applicant.

Electricity declared article - application for approval (PDF 73 KB)