NSI background

This page provides background information on the National Student Index (NSI) database.

The NSI is a database maintained by the Ministry of Education. The purpose of the application is to allocate a unique identifier, the National Student Number, to every student enrolled in an education provider in New Zealand.

Further information on the National Student Number for schools.

Information for tertiary students on the National Student Number can be found on parents (external link) .

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