A conveyancer licence allows you to do legal work in relation to property transactions such as a sale or lease of land, or the granting of a mortgage. If you want to apply for an individual conveyancer licence, you can do so online.
What you'll need
- proof of identity such as a copy of your driver's licence
- evidence of your qualifications
- evidence of professional indemnity insurance, if self-employed
- Notification of Partnership Particulars – PDF (if applicable)
- Licensee-in-Charge Details – PDF (if applicable)
- Mutual Recognition Application – PDF (if applicable).
How to apply
- Check the eligibility requirements.
- Select the 'Apply online' button.
- Download, print and complete any applicable forms.
- Accept the Terms and Conditions.
- Select the 'Start' button.
- Sign in to, or create your OneGov account.
- Complete the online form.
- Attach all relevant documentation.
- Submit your application.
If you're unable to apply online:
- Download, print and complete the Application for an Individual Conveyancer's Licence – PDF
- Make sure you have the required documentation, and then visit a service centre and submit your application.
To be eligible, you need to:
- be aged 18 years or over
- be fit and proper to hold a licence
- have paid the relevant contribution to the Property Services Compensation Fund
To make sure that you have all the information and documentation you need to complete this transaction, please visit NSW Fair Trading.
Things to keep in mind...
- A person must not conduct a conveyancing business for fee or reward unless the person is the holder of a conveyancer's licence.
- This does not apply to a person who is a solicitor or a barrister, or who is an incorporated legal practice, if the conveyancing business is carried on, on its behalf, by a barrister or solicitor.