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IFE Exam Application

October 2023 Examination Booking Process

  • Read the details below.

  • Complete the application form below. 

  • Provide online payment to New Zealand Fire Brigades Institute 

You will receive an acknowledgement of your application from the NZFBI Council, the IFE NZ Branch and also confirmation from the IFE UK to confirm your application details prior to sitting the exams.

Terms and Conditions for Examination Candidates – October 2023

Candidates booking IFE examinations agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions set out below:

  1. Candidates must provide true and accurate information when they complete the Examination Booking form.  This information will be used for administration activity relevant to the examination(s) booked and to generate certificates where applicable. Candidates are responsible for informing the IFE of any changes in the information (eg address) provided. Full details of the IFE Awarding Organisation’s Privacy Policy can be found at

  2. Candidates must submit their examination entry fee at the same time as they submit their booking form. Bookings will not be processed until payment has been received.

  3. Candidates must submit their entries by the closing date of 21 July 2023.
    Candidates may cancel their entries with full refund up until 18 August 2023.  
    Examination fees will not be refunded after this time.  


  4. Candidates must provide proof of identity (photographic ID will be required) to the examination centre prior to sitting their examination(s).  

  5. Candidates must familiarise themselves with the rules and conditions that apply to examinations set by the IFE and must ensure that they comply with these rules at all times.

  6. Candidates must conduct themselves in an appropriate manner during the examination.
    The IFE reserves the right to disqualify any candidate who does not comply with the examination rules.  In the case of disqualification, results will not be issued, and fees will not be refunded.


  7. Candidates are responsible for ensuring that they arrive at the examination venue on time. Candidates must arrive at least 30 minutes before the examination commences.  
    Candidates who are late may not be allowed to take the examination.

2023 Provisional List of IFE Examination Centres

It is sometimes possible to accommodate candidates at examination centres that do not appear on this list.  Although this cannot be guaranteed, candidates are welcome to enquire about a location/region that does not appear below.

Fees for October 2023



All applications and fees should be sent to and arrive at before 21 July 2023

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Statement for Candidates:

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) takes your privacy seriously and treats all personal information in accordance with EU/UK data protection legislation.  When booking IFE examinations, the IFE requests the minimum information necessary to manage the examination service.  The IFE will use the information you supply here only for the administration of your booking and for further communications about examinations.  The IFE does not collate or hold financial information beyond the point where the fees due are processed.  If you do not want to supply the IFE with any of the information required by this form, please do not proceed with your booking.  Please view our Privacy Policy for more information.

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