Overseas Membership to the Association may be granted to any Dental Hygienist not currently registered with the DCNZ who is interested in the objectives of the Association and are willing to comply with the Constitution, Rules, Regulations and Policies of the Association.

The Membership year is from 1 October to 30 September each year. Annual membership dues must be current for membership.

Overseas membership dues will be 75% of the Association Membership dues and does not include any journal subscriptions or the right to vote or serve in any capacity throughout the Association.

Overseas Members will be given access to the NZDHA website and welcome to attend any branch meetings as members. Branches will not be paid any honorarium for overseas members listed in their branch. If an associate member becomes a registered Dental Hygienist in New Zealand they must pay the additional 25% of the total membership dues.