Licencing

In Victoria, employees undertaking conveyancing work within a business operated by a licensed conveyancer or a legal practitioner do not require a licence.

However, to practise as a conveyancer you must obtain a licence.

State legislation requires all Victorian conveyancers to be licensed by the Business Licensing Authority (BLA), an independent body within the Department of Justice. Both companies and individuals carrying on a conveyancing business must be licensed. In addition, companies must have at least one director who is a licensed conveyancer.

To be eligible for a licence, you must possess:

For those seeking a licence for the purpose of establishing and conducting their own conveyancing business, AIC Vic strongly recommends a minimum of two years' experience in the field of conveyancing.