Becoming a member of the Fire Protection Association 

Membership applications are processed at the end of each month, below are the requirments for membership and the membership application pack.  


All companies, organisations and individuals wishing to become a member of FPANZ are required to join as a provisional member for a minimum of 12 months. This provisional period is required to be completed before being considered for the appropriate membership tier level based on staff numbers and services that are provided.  Full detail's on the membership process, fees and required information can be found below.


Requirements for all provisional applications:


  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • A profile of applicants  company business activities
  • A brief CV of applicants Principal Director(s) / Senior Manager(s)
  • A Code of Ethical Conduct Declaration signed by the director
  • A  letter / certificate  of  confirmation  from  your  insurers  to  state  that  the  company  has  an  appropriate  level  of Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance for their needs and a minimum Public Liability (PL) cover of $2 million
  • An introductory interview meeting via phone or Zoom with CEO and at least one Board member.
  • A completed declaration of endorsement by three current FPANZ members who have been full members of FPANZ for a minimum of 2 consecutive full financial years. 
  • A completed form from two referees who are clients of the applicant
  • A provisional membership fee (equal to the applicable membership tier’s annual fee) will be payable upon acceptance of provisional membership application.

Provisional conditions 


  • Provisional period to last for 12 months from date of acceptance and may be extended at the discretion of the Board
  • Provisional Members are not eligible to vote or hold office
  • A follow up interview meeting via phone or Zoom with CEO and at least one board member at the end of the provisional period
  • Full membership can be refused at the discretion of the Board at the conclusion of the provisional period


Forms for download 

To apply for FPANZ membership please download the full membership application pack from the link below, Complete the application form electronically, and attach all required information as outlined in the checklist and send to info@fpanz.org   Applications that are not complete can not be processed. 


Additional copies of the endorsement forms can be downloaded for sending to your endorsing companies and referees.