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An email with a link to the fee page will be made available when all documentation is complete and your application is approved.  


The Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014, Part 4, Division 1, Section 72  state that there are fees payable under the Act for admission to the Australian Legal Profession in Victoria.

The current fee is $867.30. This consists of $560 library fee and $307.30 general fee.  

All payments of fees are to be made online.  Any applicants who require assistance with online payment or are unable to use the online portal, please contact us on 03 9604 2451

Mutual Recognition

The same admission fees apply to Mutual Recognition applications. 

Public Notaries

The Public Notaries Act 2001 5(3) & 6(3) state that there are fees payable under the Act for appointment of Public Notaries

The following fees apply for the appointment of Public Notaries.  All fees are to be paid at the Prothonotary's Office of the Supreme Court, 2nd Floor, 436 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

Form 2-15A - Application for Certificate of Eligibility $429.50 application fee.

Form 5D - Originating Motion $742.00 filing fee.

Authentication of Order - $604.20 fee.


Please note: All fees are subject to alteration without notice.