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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ADMISSION CEREMONIES

Please be advised that in-person admission places on Tuesday 21 February 2023 have been filled.  You may still select a February paper admission up to Monday 23 January 2023. The next available in-person admission is scheduled for Tuesday 7 March 2023.

The 2023 Admissions Calendar (External link) is available.

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.

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

 

VICTORIAN DRIVERS LICENCES UPDATE

As of 19th December 2022, if you are using a Victorian Driver's licence as part of your identity documents, you must also supply the card number.  Without this, your ID will not verify and you will be asked to provide another form of acceptable ID.  You can find the card number in your Vic Roads account or by contacting Vic Roads.  https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/ (External link)

 

GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION AS AN AUSTRALIAN LAWYER

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

 

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. 

 

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