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.    

 

NEXT ADMISSION CEREMONY

Please be advised that in-person admission places on 27 September 2022 have been filled. However, you may still select a September paper admission up to 7 September 2022.

 

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

Each ceremony will have up to 25 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.

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)

 

Follow the Victorian Legal Admissions Board on Twitter for news and announcements! @VicLegalAdmin (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. If you wish to pay using PayPal Guest checkout, you can only do so if you have not previously used the same email and/or payment card with PayPal.  If you have used PayPal before, you will need to checkout with your PayPal registered details.  You will otherwise receive one of several errors due to identity verification regulations.  Please note that these are AUSTRAC regulations & applicable for all Australian transactions (https://www.austrac.gov.au/ (External link) (External link)).

 

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