Fees and forms - conveyancers

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Important note: You must use our myCAV online system to apply for a licence, access your licence information, lodge your annual statement and renewal fees, and change and update your licence details.

To start using myCAV, you will need to create your own myCAV account, using a personal email address to verify your identity and sign in to your account. If you already have a myCAV account, sign in to perform these tasks.

For more information, view our About myCAV page.

The table below sets out fees for the 2018-19 financial year.

Licensing fees and forms

Activity

Form

Fee (all amounts are GST exempt)

Create a myCAV account to apply for a licence, lodge an annual statement or change licence details
Create or sign-in to your myCAV account
Free

Apply for a company licence

Conveyancers - company licence application (myCAV)

From 1 December 2018
Application fee: $436.20
plus
First annual licence fee: $880.60

Apply for an individual licence

Conveyancers - individual licence application (myCAV)

From 1 December 2018
Application fee: $258.40
plus
First annual licence fee: $870.20

National criminal history and other record checks

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

N/A

Update licence details

Conveyancers - change of details (myCAV)

N/A

Apply for permission

Conveyancers - permission application (myCAV)

From 1 December 2018
Individuals $1,570.90
Companies $2,201.00

Apply for exemption to appoint a licensed branch office manager

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

From 1 December 2018
$266.60

Apply for exemption to employ a disqualified person

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

From 1 December 2018
$266.60

Lodge annual statement and fee

Conveyancers - lodge annual statement (myCAV)

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.

From 1 December 2018
Individuals $870.20
Companies $880.60

Apply for extension of time to lodge annual statement N/A From 1 December 2018
$131.10

Lodge late fee

Create or sign-in to your myCAV account 

The Business Licensing Authority will notify you via your myCAV account if they do not receive your annual statement and fee by your licence anniversary date.

From 1 December 2018
$116.00

Registrar’s certificate of contents of Register

Create or sign-in to your myCAV account

From 1 December 2018
$120.90

Trust account forms

Activity

Form

Fee (all amounts are GST exempt)

Open a trust account

Create or sign-in to your myCAV account

N/A

Close a trust account

Create or sign-in to your myCAV account

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

Create or sign-in to your myCAV account

N/A

Cease receiving and holding trust money

Create or sign-in to your myCAV account

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