Admission calendar


You should lodge your application at least 2 months before your planned admission month. Complex applications may take longer.

You will receive an email confirming your eligibility for a compliance certificate when your application is complete, and your fee payment has been received by VLAB.



There is limited availability at in-person ceremonies and numbers are subject to change at the discretion of the Supreme Court of Victoria.  

Each ceremony is capped at a maximum of 50 applicants and admission times are 9.30am, 11.30am and 2.30pm but this is subject to change at short notice.

If you have chosen an in-person ceremony you will be automatically assigned to the earliest available ceremony upon a fully completed and paid application. You will receive a link to pay the admission fee when all documents on your application are received, assessed, and approved by VLAB.  Please factor in at least one week for review of documents after they have been uploaded.

You will be notified of the ceremony date and time when you receive your compliance certificate.

In-Person Admission Dates

Tuesday 24 September 2024
Tuesday 29 October 2024
Tuesday 19 November 2024
Tuesday 10 December 2024


PAPER ADMISSIONS (no attendance required)

If you have chosen to be admitted on the papers, you will be required to file an affidavit. Further information will be provided when you receive your compliance certificate.

The actual date of your paper admission cannot be confirmed but subject to compliance with the timetable below, your admission will be ordered by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in the scheduled month.


Monday 5 August 2024 at 9am  August 2024
Monday 2 September 2024 at 9am  September 2024
Monday 7 October 2024 at 9am  October 2024
Monday 28 October 2024 at 9am  November 2024
Monday 11 November 2024 at 9am  December 2024

In-person and paper admission dates and times are subject to change at short notice.