Fees and forms - conveyancers

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The table below sets out fees for the 2017-18 financial year.

These fees will increase for applications lodged from 1 July 2018 onwards. 

Licensing fees and forms

Activity

Form

Fee (all amounts are GST exempt)

Apply for a company licence

Conveyancers - company licence application (online)

Application fee: $483.50

plus

First annual licence fee: $1,166.00

Apply for an individual licence

Conveyancers - individual licence application (online)

Application fee: $483.50

plus

First annual licence fee: $1,166.00

National criminal history and other record checks

Consent to national criminal history and other record checks (Word, 235KB)

N/A

Update licence details

You can update your licence details at any time. Complete and lodge one of the following:

Note: these forms require the latest version of Adobe Reader to be installed on your PC. To download for free, visit the Adobe Reader download page on the Adobe website.

The forms are compatible with the following web browsers:

  • Firefox 19 or later
  • Internet Explorer 8 or later
N/A

Apply for permission

Conveyancer permission application (Word, 170KB)

Individuals: $739.40

Companies: $796.30

Apply for exemption to appoint a licensed branch office manager

Application for exemption from appointing a licensed branch manager (Word, 166KB)

$99.50

Apply for exemption to employ a disqualified person

Conveyancer non-licensed employee eligibility/exemption (Word, 168KB)

$426.60

Lodge annual statement and fee

Your annual statement will be sent to you either via email or post within the six weeks prior to your anniversary date. If you do not receive this notification, call the Business Licensing Authority on 1300 135 452. Calling this number costs the same as a local call. Additional charges may apply if you are calling from overseas, on a mobile or payphone.

Once you receive your annual statement you can lodge it in one of the following ways:

Note: these forms require the latest version of Adobe Reader to be installed on your PC. To download for free, visit the Adobe Reader download page on the Adobe website.

The forms are compatible with the following web browsers:

  • Firefox 19 or later
  • Internet Explorer 8 or later

or

  • complete and return your printed annual statement form within the six weeks prior to your licence anniversary date.

$1,166.00

Lodge late fee

N/A – the Business Licensing Authority will send late notice to you if the Business Licensing Authority do not receive your annual statement and fee by your licence anniversary date

$14.20

Registrar’s certificate of contents of Register

N/A - contact the Business Licensing Authority

$5.00

Trust account forms

Activity

Form

Fee (all amounts are GST exempt)

Open a trust account

Notice of opening a trust account - conveyancers (Word, 85KB)

N/A

Close a trust account

Notice of closing a trust account - conveyancers (Word, 84KB)

N/A

Report an irregularity in your trust account

Notice of trust account irregularity - conveyancers (Word, 94KB)

N/A

Lodge an independent audit report of your trust account

Independent assurance report to the licensed conveyancer (Word,102KB)

N/A

Cease receiving and holding trust money

Statutory declaration on ceasing to hold trust money (Word, 95KB)

N/A

Other forms

Activity

Form

Fee (all amounts are GST exempt)

Delegate to an employee to sign and authorise transactions on your behalf

Instrument of delegation (Word, 88KB)

N/A

Disclose costs of conveyancing work to client

Costs disclosure (Word, 94KB)

N/A

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