All Fees are effective as at 1 July 2013
Supervised Workplace Training
There are no fees required to file Supervised Workplace Training documents with the Board office.
Admission: Local and Overseas
All applicants will be handed a fees memo upon lodging their Notice of Intention. This document will show dates and times for paying fees. For specific times and dates, please refer to the Admission Calendar.
There are two fees involved in the admission process, which are compulsory and GST exempt. They are:
Composite Fee - $351.70
This should be paid first to the Cash Register Operator at the counter in the Court Registry:
436 Lonsdale Street
Payment may be tendered in cash, bank cheque, credit card (with the exception of Diner's Club and American Express), money order, direct debit from EFTPOS, personal cheque or cheque drawn on a solicitor’s account. Cheques are payable to “The Prothonotary”. All applicants must ensure that they retain their cash register receipt for inspection at the Library.
The office is open from 9.30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
Admission ("Library") Fee - $560.00
This should be the second and last fee paid to the Supreme Court Library:
210 William Street
Applicants may attend in person or have an agent attend on their behalf. The cash receipt from the Prothonotary's office must be presented at the Library before payment can be accepted. Once this fee has been paid, the Library will issue applicants with a copy of their Board Certificate.
Personal cheques and cash are acceptable to the library. Cheques should be made payable to "Supreme Court Library Fund". EFTPOS and credit cards are not accepted.
The Library is open from 8.30am to 6pm, Monday to Thursday and Friday 8.30am to 5pm.
Applicants under the Mutual Recognition Principle must pay two fees either in person or by an agent. The Board staff may act as agent for MRA applicants. The fees are:
- $351.70 payable at the Prothonotary's office counter of the Supreme Court, 2nd Floor, 436 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. Applicants must ensure their Form A has the cash register receipt imprinted upon it.
- $560 payable at the Supreme Court Library, 210 William Street, Melbourne. Opening hours 8.30am to 6pm, Monday to Thursday, and 8.30am to 5pm Friday.
Applicants wishing to pay by post (permitted only to applicants resident outside metropolitan Melbourne) should attach two cheques drawn in the manner described above to their Form A.
Public Notary Appointments
There are several fees at different stages for applicants wishing to be appointed to a Public Notary:
Application for Certificate of Eligibility
The first amount of $372.40 is to be paid by the Applicant before lodging their Application for Certificate of Eligibility with the Board office. The fee must be paid at the Prothonotary's office counter of the Supreme Court, 2nd Floor, 436 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.
Affidavit in Support of Application for Appointment
The applicant may then file the remainder of their documentation and pay two further fees, which are:
- A filing fee of $961.70 on an Originating Motion
- A fee of $581.70 for an Authentication of Order.
Both fees must be paid at the Prothonotary's office counter of the Supreme Court, 2nd Floor, 436 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.
Please note: All fees are subject to alteration without notice.