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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GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION AS AN AUSTRALIAN LAWYER

Please read the Admission Guide before your start your application.   The Guide sets out the information required to obtain a compliance certificate.    

Information relating to the next admission is available (External link).

Each ceremony will have up to 40 applicants with up to one mover and two guests each.  Guest numbers are to be strictly adhered to and any additional guests will not be accommodated.

Admission ceremonies times are 9.30, 11.30 and 2.30.

 

There are no further ceremony places available for 2022. The 2023 Admissions Calendar (External link) is available.

 

The link to the live stream will be available on http://www.scvwebcast.com/admissions/ (External link) 

 

VLAB OFFICE

The office is currently not open to the Public.   

All documents relating to admission should be uploaded to your client portal as part of the admission process or forwarded to vlabdocuments@justice.vic.gov.au (External link)

Any enquiries relating to admission should be made to vlab@justice.vic.gov.au (External link)   

Any enquiries relating to assessment or admission of foreign applicants should be made by overseas@justice.vic.gov.au (External link)

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Please refer to the FAQ section (External link) of our website to assist you with your enquiry. 

 

WITNESSING DOCUMENTS IN PERSON OR VIA AUDIO VISUAL LINK

A full description of witnessing statutory declarations (External link) and affidavits (External link) can be found on the Department of Justice and Community Safety's website.

 

FEES

All fees are made through the Service Victoria payment portal.  Payment can be made via Visa, Mastercard or PayPal. 

 

Follow the Victorian Legal Admissions Board on Twitter for news and announcements! @VicLegalAdmin (External link)

Next admission
Banco Court (Court 1)
Supreme Court of Victoria
485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne