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The Victorian Legal Admissions Board is a statutory body which performs functions associated with the admission of lawyers in Victoria in accordance with the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014 (External link).

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A further admission ceremony has been released for 5th December at 2.30pm.

THE BOARD WILL ANNOUNCE DATES FOR 2018 SHORTLY.  DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THE WEBSITE AND ON TWITTER (External link)

When all documents are filed you will receive an email notifying you that your application is complete and to proceed to book into an admission ceremony. You must not book into a ceremony unless the Board has advised you that your file is complete.  Do not attempt to use another applicant's email link to book into a ceremony.

Documents that are uploaded as photographic images are often illegible and cannot be accepted.  PDF is the easiest way to scan and upload.

ADMISSION CEREMONIES CAN FILL UP MONTHS IN ADVANCE. PLEASE ENSURE YOU LODGE EARLY AND HAVE YOUR PAPERWORK IN ORDER TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.

The online booking system will not be available on Sunday 22 October between 1am and 3.45am

When lodging your application for a compliance certificate, it is essential that you provide the correct ID (External link).  The Board will not accept certified copies for in person ID checks.

Any requests for additional tickets (maximum of one if available) must be sent via email.  We will not accept phone requests.  

The Board will consider an application for admission in Victoria as soon as you commence your online application.  If you start an application and decide to withdraw please contact us.

For all applications it is essential that you enter your name in the contact details correctly. The name that you enter will be as it appears on your compliance certificate and admissions order.  This extends to the order of your name.  If you omit a middle name then it will not be shown.  You can return to the portal and amend your name up until you print off the statutory declaration and come to the offices of the Board.  If you wish your surname to be shown first, then enter this in the first name field.  The name on your application  MUST be reflected in the ID that you use to identify yourself to the Board.

The Victorian Legal Admissions Board has released the 2015-2016 Annual Report. (External link) 

All applications for admission to the Victorian Legal Admissions Board must be made via the online client portal (External link).

The web stream (External link) of the admission ceremony of 17 October 2017 is available.

Next admission
Banco Court (Court 1)
Supreme Court of Victoria
210 William Street, Melbourne