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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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AS OF WEDNESDAY 24TH MAY THE FRONT DOOR OF THE OFFICE OF THE BOARD WILL BE CLOSED FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE WEEKS DUE TO RENOVATIONS.  ANYONE WISHING TO VISIT THE OFFICE MUST DO SO BY CALLING 03 9604 2451 TO ADVISE ARRIVAL.  A MEMBER OF STAFF WILL EXPLAIN ALTERNATIVE ACCESS VIA THE SIDE DOOR ON LITTLE QUEEN STREET. 

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).

All applicants for admission require two forms of Australian government issued identification when lodging an application for a compliance certificate. See Admission procedure for information on types of acceptable identification.

Police Reports from foreign jurisdictions are no longer required when lodging an application for a compliance certificate.  If you have ever lived in a foreign jurisdiction you must list the dates and country of residence. If the Board considers it appropriate to obtain a foreign report it will request you to do so.

The web stream (External link) of the admission ceremony of 16 May 2017 is available.

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