All children aged between 5 and 19 can enrol in a New Zealand state school if they're a domestic student or an approved exchange student. Your school must use the ENROL system to update enrolments as students enrol, change schools or leave the school system.
- About enrolment eligibility
- How to get access to ENROL
- Using the ENROL system
- Recent changes to ENROL
Information in Education Circular 2017/01 will help you check whether a student is eligible to enrol at your school.
Enrolling adult students
Students living unlawfully in New Zealand
Students living unlawfully in New Zealand can apply to the Ministry of Education to enrol as a domestic student.
Setting up and managing enrolment schemes (zones)
State schools can set up an enrolment scheme to avoid overcrowding, after receiving notice from the Ministry. The Ministry needs to approve any scheme.
ENROL is a register of student enrolments. It lets you update enrolments as students enrol, change schools or leave the school system. Vision and Hearing technicians also use ENROL to enter results of vision and hearing tests into the system.
Access for school ENROL users
To gain access to ENROL you'll need to contact your school's Education Sector Logon (ESL) delegated authoriser to have the appropriate role assigned to your ESL account.
Or visit our Education Services website for instructions on how to complete the user invitation process.
School user guides and manuals
Access for DHB ENROL users
Information for parents
Privacy is critical to the ENROL system. To protect that privacy it's important that you never share your user logon or password.
Read about several changes that will affect how you use the ENROL system.
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