Retirement village fees

Fees we charge and how to pay them

Fees apply to be registered on the Retirement Villages Register, and we offer 3 options for paying these.

Schedule of fees

 Total excl GSTGSTTotal incl GST
Registration fee      
Register a retirement village $782.61 $117.39 $900.00
Annual return fee      
Retirement villages less than 34 units $347.83 $52.17 $400.00
Retirement villages between 35 and 84 units $565.22 $84.78 $650.00
Retirement villages more than 85 units $1,130.43 $169.57 $1,300.00
Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) fees      
Registration and lodgement fee $153.04 $22.96 $176.00
Each notice of memorial $4.35 $0.65 $5.00

Paying register fees

We offer 3 options for paying your fees.


Cheques must be made out to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and attached to the relevant form.

Credit or debit card

Pay by credit or debit card by including your card details on the form the payment relates to.

Direct debit payment

The direct debit payment option for the Retirement Villages Register is different to the direct debit payment option for the Companies Register.

To set up a direct debit payment for a retirement village, you need to fill in the following application form.

If you already have an online services account

If you already have an online services account, you can check your payment options and add direct debit payment option details at any time.

Once you select the direct debit payment option, an electronic form is emailed to you which you must complete and return before the direct debit payment facility can be activated.